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FCM and Articles Regulation, Annex I - Authorised Substances

Also referred to as the Plastics Implementation Measure (PIM), this Regulation provides the Union List of monomers and other substances authorized in the manufacture of food contact plastics.

FCM No
1043
Additive or PPA
yes
Use as monomer/macromolecule
no
FRF applicable
no
Restriction(s)
Only to be used as particles in non-plasticised PVC up to 10 % w/w in contact with all food types at room temperature or below including long- term storage.

When used together with the substance with FCM No 859 and/or the substance with FCM No 998, the restriction of 10 % w/w applies to the sum of those substances.

The diameter of particles shall be > 20 nm, and for at least 95 % by number it shall be > 40 nm.

Physical form
in nanoform

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