Is it important for the silicone product factory to pass the FAD certification in the United States?

2020/11/4 10:02:25

With the improvement of silica gel production technology, silica gel products have gradually entered our lives. Many consumers who do not understand silicone products may worry about the safety of silicone products, especially tableware and kitchenware. When customizing silicone products, customers will also require manufacturers to provide relevant certification information when customizing products in order to eliminate consumers’ concerns. Generally speaking, the silicone products that people come into contact with are generally food-grade silicone products, and food-grade certifications currently mainly include FAD in the United States and LFGB in the European Union. The following mainly introduces FAD in the United States.

The products tested and registered by the FDA can be roughly divided into these categories: medical devices, drugs, food, cosmetics, laser products, and food contact material testing (ie food-grade testing), for all direct contact with food and beverage, or direct Utensils and materials in contact with human tongues must pass FDA standard testing and certification before they can enter the US market

The FDA is one of the executive agencies established by the U.S. government in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the Department of Public Health (PHS). As a scientific management agency, the FDA's responsibility is to ensure the safety of food, cosmetics, drugs, biological agents, medical equipment, and radiological products produced or imported in the United States. It is one of the earliest federal agencies whose main function is to protect consumers. This institution is closely related to the lives of every American citizen. Internationally, FDA is recognized as one of the largest food and drug regulatory agencies in the world. Many other countries seek and receive help from the FDA to promote and monitor the safety of their own products.

The FDA International Free Sale License is not only a high-level certification for the US FDA certification, but also a high-level certification for food and drugs approved by the World Trade Organization (WTO). It can only be issued after the US FDA and the World Trade Organization have fully approved it. Certificate. Once this certification is obtained, the product can enter any WTO member country without any interference, even in the marketing model.

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