Updated March 21 1973 DM (hygiene control of packaging, containers and utensils intended to come into contact with foodstuffs or with substances for personal use), limited to stainless steel.
Last December it was published in the Official Gazette on November 11 2013 Ministerial Decree n. 140 that updates the DM March 21 1973. The new decree repealing the DM 21 December 2010 n. 258, authorize the use in contact with food some new categories of steel and introduces some important new features compared to the previous pointing to some types of steel the intended use (eg cutlery) and the test conditions to be imposed .
The Ministerial Decree No. 11 2013 November. 140 came into force on 31.12.2013.