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What elements of non-prepackaged delicatessen products must include environmental labeling?

Environmental labeling should be provided for all those items that can be classified as “packaging.” In the case of non-prepackaged delicatessen products, the sausage casings, the metal seal integrated into ...
Last modified on 04/10/2023

Are only packaging intended for the food sector subject to the obligation?

No, all packaging released for consumption on the national territory is subject to the obligation of labeling and at present there are no exclusions. ...
Last modified on 19/11/2021

How to label a glass bottle of oil or liqueur, equipped with a plastic (PP) pourer that cannot be manually separated from the bottle, a paper label attached to the bottle, and a steel cap?

This packaging system must necessarily include: The identification coding of the material as per Decision 129/97 / EC, ie of the glass bottle, ie GL 70;The identification code of the ...
Last modified on 21/11/2021

What does Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/2151 foresee regarding the specific marking for cups and glasses for beverages manufactured partially or totally in plastic?

The mandatory marking for cups and glasses made entirely or partially of plastic comes into force on 3 July 2021 in line with the Single Use Plastic Directive. The markings ...
Last modified on 19/11/2021

Do the takeaway trays without any logo (eg polystyrene trays from ice cream parlors) need to be labeled?

The regulations do not exclude such packaging from the obligation. However, for some of these cases, important technological limitations have been identified that may not allow the physical affixing of ...
Last modified on 19/11/2021

In the case of packaging in which it is difficult / impossible to apply environmental labeling (also for reasons related to HACCP), can it be remedied in any way?

Neutral packaging means unprinted packaging that does not include graphics or the affixing of any symbols and information, and which are sold as such to customers by the manufacturers. The ...
Last modified on 19/11/2021

In the case of a sachet containing the surprise of an Easter egg, is environmental labeling required?

Yes, boxes for chocolate eggs and other containers with the same function are considered packaging. Therefore, pursuant to art. 219 paragraph 5, such packaging intended for B2C must have: The ...
Last modified on 19/11/2021

Are there exceptions to the indications to be given in the case of small packaging for single-portion food products (eg chocolates 5-10 g)?

The standard does not provide for any exemption for packaging of small dimensions, and / or with reduced printed space, nor for multilingual ones, nor for those imported. However, for ...
Last modified on 19/11/2021