Material in Asian Countries
Presently there are around 48 countries located in Asia and are covered in certain Asia Minor and Turkey. They exclude Russia. The economic market organizations such as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Gulf Cooperative Council, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation consist of associations in Asian countries. However, there are no uniform regulations and examination conducted in Asia and have numerous FCMs.
The FCM regulations in most Asian nations also include food hygiene and respective food laws. The different standards and specializations link to the scope, use conditions for FCAs or FCMs and ascribe limit tests and materials. It also includes migration examinations for specific FCs and process of pinpointing them. The FCAs and FCMs also include containers, machines, apparatus, cookware, tableware, apparatus and packaging materials comes into direct links with food additives and food substances. The general guidelines and FCM rules stipulate and oppose packaging and vessels which include hazardous substances, injurious and potent chemicals. The negative lists which can limit the heavy metal use and flammatory materials.
The food hygiene law (1949) and specification standards for FCMs (1959) lead to establishments in this regard. Japan was recognized as the major country in Asia. The Japanese FCM regulations and standards leads to examinations and is broadly approved as references. These references are used for enacting laws in several nation states such as Thailand, China and Korea along with others.
Therefore, certain conditions, general regulations and simulant types in migration testing methods have many commonalities in most Asian nations. This is evident, for example, in the application of n-heptane for foodstuffs and fat in examinations regarding migration. It also simplifies examination circumstances, and applies the concept of evaporation remnant without factors and decrease. The heavy metal contents along with dissimilarities in the FCMs are relevant in the United States and EU. The standards and specifications are kept for ensuring the FCMs in Japan, China and Korea.