Md. Code Regs. 10.62.37.13

Current through Register Vol. 50, No. 2, January 27, 2023
Section 10.62.37.13 - Edible Cannabis Packaging Requirements
A. All edible cannabis product packaging shall comply with the requirements established in COMAR 10.62.24 and COMAR 10.62.29.
B. Any container or packaging containing edible cannabis products shall protect the contents from contamination.
C. Edible cannabis product packaging:
(1) Shall be designed and installed to maintain product safety and integrity;
(2) Shall be made from materials that are food safe, are appropriate for the intended use, and cannot migrate to or be absorbed by the edible cannabis product;
(3) Shall comply with the food additive requirements established in 21 CFR §§ 174-178;
(4) Shall be tamper-evident;
(5) Shall comply with the child-resistant packaging requirements established in 16 CFR § 1700;
(6) If intended for multiple openings, shall be capable of being resealed and sustain being child-resistant after the container or package has been opened;
(7) Shall be stored so that the edible cannabis product is protected from contamination; and
(8) May not be reused.
D. Prior to use, a permittee shall evaluate the edible cannabis product packaging for:
(1) Permeability to:
(a) Water;
(b) Water vapor;
(c) Oxygen; and
(d) Other gases; and
(2) Tolerance to:
(a) Heat;
(b) Cold;
(c) Chemicals used in processing;
(d) Strength; and
(e) Elasticity.
E. Packaging of an edible cannabis product that contains multiple servings shall include a statement on the exterior of the package indicating the packaging contains multiple servings and the number of servings contained within.

Md. Code Regs. 10.62.37.13

Regulation .13 adopted effective 48:8 Md. R. 309, eff. 4/19/2021