Chemical Contaminants, Metals, Natural Toxins & Pesticides Guidance Documents & Regulations
Guidance documents contain nonbinding recommendations.
Acrylamide: Draft Guidance for Industry: Acrylamide in Foods (November 2013)
Dioxins & PCBs: Guidance for Industry: Possible Dioxin/PCB Contamination of Drug and Biological Products (PDF - 7.7KB) (August 1999)
Melamine: "Dear Colleague" Letter to the United States Food Manufacturing Industry, Regarding Melamine (October 10, 2008)
Guidance for Industry: The Safety of Imported Traditional Pottery Intended for Use with Food and the Use of the Term “Lead Free” in the Labeling of Pottery; and Proper Identification of Ornamental and Decorative Ceramicware (November 2010)
Guidance for Industry: Fumonisin Levels in Human Foods and Animal Feeds (November 9, 2001)
Pesticide Chemicals: Channels of Trade Policy for Commodities With Residues of Pesticide Chemicals, for Which Tolerances Have Been Revoked, Suspended, or Modified by the Environmental Protection Agency Pursuant to Dietary Risk Considerations (May 2005)
Methyl Parathion: Channels of Trade Policy for Commodities with Methyl Parathion Residues (December 2000)
Vinclozolin: Channels of Trade Policy for Commodities with Vinclozolin Residues (June 12, 2002)
See Bottled Water & Carbonated Soft Drinks Guidance Documents & Regulatory Information for additional guidance and regulations.