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U.S. and FDA Compliance:

AFC food contact products, are produced in accordance with good manufacturing practices and are in
compliance with the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) requirements
(including provisions set forth in 21CFR, Parts 170-199--specifically Section 177.1550)
including for direct food contact (non-adhesive side) in that:
· They may not reasonably be expected to result, directly or indirectly, in their
becoming a component food or otherwise affecting the characteristics of food,
including the imparting of a color, taste, or odor to food,
· Are generally recognized as safe or sanctioned for their intended use pursuant to
FD&C Act, Section 210(s) [21 U.S.C. 321 (s)]
· Can be demonstrated safe for intended use pursuant to FD&C Act Section
409(h)(1) [21 U.S.C. 348(h)(1)]
· Can be demonstrated safe for intended use pursuant to FD&C Act Section
409(h)(6) [21 U.S.C. 348(h)(6)]
· Are regulated as indirect food additives under provisions of US Code of Federal
Regulations, Title 21, Sections 174 -189 (21 CFR 174-189), and/or
· Are exempt from regulation as food additives under provisions of US CFR, Title
21, Part 170.39.
· Types foods 1-1x as listed in Sec.176.170 of 21 CFR may be processed in
conjunction with this material.
· Are free of lead, arsenic, cadmium and mercury and that any brass or bronze
materials conform to lead standards pursuant to 4.2.3.2 of NSF guidelines.
· Are free of PFOA (C-8)
· Are free of BPA (Bisphenol A)
· Are free of Phthalates

Dodd-Frank Act (Section 1502)


EU Compliance:

We hereby declare that our products comply with European Regulation 1935/2004/CE
on materials and articles intended to come into contact with food repealing Directives
80/590/EEC and 89/109/EEC, including its daughter Directives and National regulatory
requirements related to specific substances and successive updates.

RoHS (2002/95/EC) andRoHS2 (2011/65/EU) RoHS3 (2015/863/EU)

· REACH (EC1907/2006)
· GMP (EC 2023/2006)
· European Food Contact Regulations (EU 1935/2004)


AB 1200 Plant Based Packaging:

All cookware created with PTFE including but not limit cooking sheets, fabricated belts, and cooking sheets are in compliance with AB 1200. Our Chefpack and Oven2Go food packing may contain PFAs exceeding 100ppm

Disclaimers: The information provided in this document related to material content represents AFCs knowledge and belief, which may be based in whole or in part on information provided by supplier to AFC. This is intended to answer commonly asked question about AFC Products and is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of all substances that may be of interest or that may be regulated in this or other AFC products, nor is it intended to be a comprehensive summary of any and all regulation that may apply to this product. Where substances are listed, their listing does not infer or constitute a judgment as to their safety, environmental, or health impacts. Information is supplied upon the condition that the persons receiving the same will make their own determinations as to its suitability for the purposes prior to use. Customers are encouraged to consult with legal and regulatory experts to determine applicable regulation in the light of intended use of the product.

Limitation of Remedies and Liability: In the event any Product is proven not to conform with the information in the document, then to the extent permitted by law, AFC’s entire liability and Buyer’s exclusive remedy, will be at AFC’s option either(i) replacement of Product with a conforming product, or (ii) refund of the purchase price paid by Buyer for each non-conforming Product, within a reasonable time after written notification of said non-conformance and return of said Product to AFC. AFC shall not under any circumstances be liable for direct, incidental, special or consequential damages (including but not limited to loss of profits, revenue, or business) related to or arising out of this certification, including the use, misuse or inability to use the Product. Unless stated otherwise in writing, the foregoing language cannot be waived, modified, or supplemented in any manner whatsoever.


Definitions:

PTFE- Polytetrafluoroethyline (C2F4)n chained fluoropolymers that can be defined as PFAs

Cookware- means durable houseware items that are used in homes and restaurants to prepare, dispense, or store food, foodstuffs, or beverages. "Cookware" includes pots, pans, skillets, grills, baking sheets, baking molds, trays, bowls, and cooking utensils.

Intentionally added chemical- means a chemical that a manufacturer has intentionally added to a product and that has a functional or technical effect in the product, including the components of intentionally added chemicals and intentional breakdown products of an added chemical that also have a functional or technical effect in the product.