In 2005, the EU issued a new decree for food contact material: 1935/2004/EC（Regulation NO. 1935/2004/EC of The European Parliament And Of The Council Of 27 October 2004). The decree has replaced the following two decrees: 80/590/EEC and 89/109/EEC. Decree 1935/2004 listed a set of criterias with which all food contact material must comply: Testable products: 17 types of materials and articles in total. Those materials and articles will be regulated by some specific measures. 1. Active and intelligent materials and articles 2. Adhesive 3. Ceramic 4.Cork 5. Rubber 6. Glass 7. Ion exchange resin 8. Metal and Alloy 9. Paper and board 10. Plastic 11. Ink 12. Regenerated cellulose 13. Silicone rubber 14. Textile 15. Paint finish and Coating 16. Wax 17. Wood PS: Although the EU don’t have defined decree to prescribe for metal, alloy and metal plating layer that contact with food, in fact, it because they have relatively mature technology, also they have other related regulation, it doesn’t mean they do not need to test. The test items required by EU for imported food contact metal include extractable lead, nickel, chromium. Other test items may be added if required by the customer.