Standard Swedish standard · SS-EN 10333:2005

Steel for packaging - Flat steel products intended for use in contact with foodstuffs, products or beverages for human and animal consumption - Tin coated steel (tinplate)

Status: Valid

Scope
This document specifies the composition of the base steel used for the production of tinplate for use in direct contact with foodstuffs or products for human and animal consumption as well as the composition of tin used to coat it. Tinplate can be produced with or without an organic coating. The main examples of use are: -- drinks cans, -- food cans, -- packaging of dry foods, -- aerosol cans. The material should be chosen in accordance with the conditions for its use. This standard does not apply to categories of steel other than steel for packaging intended for use in contact with foodstuffs, products or beverages for human or animal consumption.

Subjects

Materials and articles in contact with foodstuffs (67.250) Flat steel products and semi-products (77.140.50)


Product information

Language: English

Written by: SIS - Materialteknik

International title:

Article no: STD-39440

Edition: 1

Approved: 4/22/2005

No of pages: 13