This Standard is prescribed in accordance with the provisions of Article 17 of the Act Governing Food Sanitation.
The disposable chopsticks referred in this standard are those chopsticks made from bamboo or wood, intended for direct usage without washing or rinsing, and shall not be re-used.
No discoloration, off odor and flavor, contamination, mould, pest diseases, foreign matter orfibre fall off shall be found in disposable chopsticks.
The sulphur dioxide residue of the disposable chopsticks shall not exceed 500 ppm.
Hydrogen peroxide and diphenolshall not be detected in the disposable chopsticks.
This Standard shall be implemented from December 1, 2007.
The amended articles hereof shall come into effect as of the day of promulgation.