Complying with the standards and regulations in force regarding packaging and product transportation helps avoid legal issues and potential sanctions.
These regulatory requirements vary depending on countries and industries, so it is essential for manufacturers and businesses to stay informed about the applicable regulations in their field of activity to ensure the compliance of their packaging.
In the European Union, packaging for certain products must bear the CE marking, indicating their compliance with applicable European directives.
Packaging must comply with environmental regulations regarding recyclability, reuse, or waste management. Specific standards may be in place to encourage the use of recycled materials and the reduction of packaging waste.
Packaging must be correctly labeled to provide consumers with essential product information, such as composition, usage instructions, expiration date, potential allergens, etc.
Transport and Logistics
Packaging must be suitable for transport and handling requirements to ensure product integrity throughout the supply chain. International regulations may also apply to exported products.
Packaging intended for food products must adhere to specific standards to preserve the safety and quality of the food, preventing contamination and ensuring adequate shelf life.
Packaging must be designed in a way that does not pose risks to the health of consumers. This includes standards for materials used to avoid toxic or hazardous substances and guidelines for appropriate safety warnings.