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FCM and Articles Regulation, Annex I - Authorised Substances

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.

FCM No
1077
Additive or PPA
yes
Use as monomer/macromolecule
no
FRF applicable
no
Restriction(s)
Only to be used at up to 25.0 % w/w, including in the nanoform.
Notes on verification
V29 In polar polymers which swell in contact with foods for which simulant B is assigned in Annex III, there is a risk that under severe contact conditions the migration limits for aluminium and fluoride are exceeded. Under contact conditions above 4 hours at 100 °C this exceedance can be high.