PET bottles value chain joins forces to deliver European NIAS compliance

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The three European organisations Petcore Europe, UNESDA - Soft Drinks Europe and EFBW - European Federation of Bottled Water have signed a non-disclosure agreement to work together as an integrated bottle value chain from virgin PET to preforms, bottles and r-PET.

This PET Industry NIAS Group (PING) drives compliance with EC Regulation N°10/2011 and subsequent amendments on plastics materials and articles in contact with food, re. NIAS. The group evaluates NIAS test methods, risk assessment and produces an industry wide accepted process. Any identified unacceptable risk will be addressed and PING will work to find solutions to reduce or remove the risk.