Working Group 6: Prepackages

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The following Terms of Reference have been adopted for WELMEC Working Group 6:

  • Come to a uniform application of the directives and regulations relating to:
    • prepackaged products
    • nominal quantities
    • packaging
    • sampling
  • 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);
  • As experts, give advice to the Commission on aspects to be considered in new and existing legislation relating to prepackages
  • Give opinions to Competent Departments; Packers and Importers on various practical issues relating to prepackages and other prepacked products
  • 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


Maria Loy
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, BMWi (Germany)

Deputy Convenor

Stefaan Lezy
SPF Economie - Ministére des Affaires économiques (Belgium)


Jeroen Rommerts
NMi Certin BV (The Netherlands)

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