Avery Dennison Compliance


Whatever your country, whatever the regulatory agency, we’ve likely been through the compliance process numerous times. We’ll show you how to streamline the labeling portion of the process so you can save time, reduce costs, and increase the likelihood of approval.

The Avery Dennison Complete Compliance Service
Frequent changes in regulations can create business risks. The Avery Dennison Complete Compliance Service ensures that you don’t have to navigate all of the legal complexities by yourself. It’s informed by the most current regulations around the globe and complemented by the careful review of our technical and compliance specialists. It allows you to generate your own compliance statements in just a few minutes and to learn more about regulatory requirements on demand. In all, it’s an important new tool that helps label converters and brand owners alike identify the right material for a specific application with the confidence that it will comply with regulatory requirements anywhere.

Learn more about global compliance legislation
We stay on top of global compliance legislation so you don’t have to. Click here to learn more about global compliance legislation.

Compliance Portal instructional video

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REACH was specifically designed to place the responsibility on industry to demonstrate safe use and show why hazardous substances should continue to be used.

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RoHS originated in a European Directive, which restricted the use of six substances in electrical and electronic equipment.

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EU Food Contact

Materials and articles that can come into contact with food during its production, processing, storage, preparation, and serving are regulated as food contact materials (FCMs) in the European Union (EU).

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The Lacey Act

The Lacey Act is a U.S. law designed to prevent trafficking in certain wildlife, fish, and plants. It extends import declaration requirements to plant-based products such as paper.

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The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) of 2008 has created a set of requirements for children's products, as well as requirements for testing and certification.

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The U.S. Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act is a set of federal laws giving authority to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to oversee the safety of food, drugs, and cosmetics.

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White Paper:

The importance of regulatory compliance in food packaging

EU Falsified Medicine Directive

The forthcoming EU directive on falsified medicines is prompting action across the entire pharma industry.

* For the pharmaceutical industry, Avery Dennison also provides a robust adhesive change notification commitment, giving 12-months advance notice of modifications and a guarantee of adhesive availability for 5 years.