FCM and Articles Regulation, Annex I - Authorised Substances

EU. Union List of Authorised Substances: Annex I, Plastics Food Contact Regulation 10/2011/EU, as amended by Regulation 2020/1245/EU, 3 September 2020

This list contains the Union list of authorised monomers, other starting substances, macromolecules obtained from microbial fermentation, additives and polymer production aids. It is taken from Annex I of the Commission Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

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Additive or PPA
Use as monomer/macromolecule
FRF applicable
Petroleum hydrocarbon resins, hydrogenated are produced by the catalytic or thermalpolymerisation of dienes and olefins of the aliphatic, alicyclic and/or monobenzenoidarylalkene types from distillates of cracked petroleum stocks with a boiling range not greater than 220 °C, as well as the pure monomers found in these distillation streams, subsequently followed by distillation, hydrogenation and additional processing.

Properties: Viscosity at 120 °C: > 3 Pa.s,Softening point: > 95 °C as determined by ASTM Method E 28-67,Bromine number: < 40 (ASTM D1159),The colour of a 50 % solution in toluene < 11 on the Gardner scale,Residual aromatic monomer ≤ 50 ppm.