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Terms of Reference

  1. Come to a uniform application of the directives and regulations relating to:

    • prepackaged products;
    • nominal quantities;
    • packaging;
    • sampling.

  2. Establish a platform for exchange of information on all matters relating to the sale of prepacked1 products sold by quantity (either under European or national legislation);
  3. As experts, give advice to the Commission on aspects to be considered in new and existing legislation relating to prepackages;
  4. Give opinions to Competent Departments; Packers and Importers on various practical issues relating to prepackages and other prepacked products.
  5. Produce practical guidance on checking products in the marketplace for compliance to European legislation on prepacked product.

1'Prepacked' means made up in advance, in or on a container

(August 2014)