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COMPLIANCE POLICY GUIDE (CPG)

CPG Sec 545.500 Silver-Plated Hollowware - Lead Contamination November 2005

Final
Issued by:
Guidance Issuing Office
Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Office of Global Regulatory Operations and Policy, Office of Regulatory Affairs

BACKGROUND:

Imported and domestic silver-plated hollowware have been found to contain significant quantities of leachable lead. The metal is extractable by acid foods and could cause chronic heavy metal poisoning under continued food use.

REGULATORY ACTION GUIDANCE:

The following represents criteria for detaining or recommending legal action to CFSAN/Office of *Compliance*/Division of Enforcement (HFS-605).


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