FCMs Recycled Plastic & Articles Regulation - Annex I - Authorised Use

This list contains the Annex I Plastic Food Contact Materials (FCMs) authorised for use in the European Union under Regulation 10/2011/EU. Pursuant to Art. 4(b) of Directive 282/2008/EC on recycled plastic FCMs, plastic recycling processes can only be authorised if input originates from plastic materials and articles manufactured in accordance with EU legislation on plastic food contact materials and articles.

Ref No.
Additive or PPA
Use as monomer/macromolecule
FRF applicable
SML(T) Group Restriction No
G32 Group Restriction No. 32 corresponds to FCM substance No. 8,72,73,138,140,157,159,207,242,283,532,670,728,729,775,783,797,798,810,815. Group restriction specification is expressed as the sum of the substances.
SML(T) Group FCM substances
SML(T) (mg/kg)
60 mg/kg
Only to be used as: (a)plasticiser in repeated use materials and articles;(b)plasticiser in single-use materials and articles contacting non-fatty foods except for infant formulae and follow-on formulae as defined by Directive 2006/141/EC or processed cereal-based foods and baby foods for infants and young children as defined by Directive 2006/125/EC;(c)technical support agent in concentrations up to 0,1 % in the final product.
Notes on verification
V7 If testing in food is performed, Annex V 1.4 shall be taken into account.

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