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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.

Last updated 20 May 2022. Database contains 1072 unique substances/entries.
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700-323-3
908020-52-0
926
71955
yes
no
Only to be used in the polymerisation of fluoropolymers that are processed at temperatures higher than 300 °C for at least 10 minutes.
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958445-44-8
896
71958
yes
no
Only to be used in the polymerisation of fluoropolymers when: (1.) processed at temperatures higher than 280 °C for at least 10 minutes, (2.) processed at temperatures higher than 190 °C up to 30 % w/w for use in blends with polyoxymethylene polymers and intended for repeated use articles.
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215-222-5
1314-13-2
1046
yes
no
Only to be used in unplasticised polymers.
The restrictions and specifications specified for FCM substance No 788 shall be respected.
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215-222-5
1314-13-2
1050
yes
no
Only to be used in unplasticised polymers.
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607-698-1
25322-99-0
865
40619
yes
no
Only to be used in: (a) rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 1 % w/w. (b) polylactic acid (PLA) at a maximum level of 5 % w/w.
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618-459-6
9010-88-2
868
53245
yes
no
Only to be used in: (a) rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 2 % w/w. (b) polylactic acid (PLA) at a maximum level of 5 % w/w. (c) polyethylene terephthalate (PET) at a maximum level of 5 % w/w.
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214-703-7
1187-93-5
391
22932
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Only to be used in: anti-stick coatings; fluoro- and perfluoropolymers intended for repeated use applications where the contact ratio is 1 dm2 surface in contact with at least 150 kg food.
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25101-28-4
856
40563
yes
no
Only to be used in: rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 12 % at room temperature or below; or at up to 40 % w/w in blends of styrene acrylonitrile copolymer (SAN)/poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) repeatuse articles at room temperature or below, and when either in contact only with aqueous, acidic and/or low alcoholic (< 20 %) foodstuffs for less than 1 day, or when in contact only with dry foodstuffs for any duration of time.
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1547-26-8
1063
no
no
Only to be used together with tetrafluoroethylene and/or ethylene co-monomers to manufacture fluorocopolymers for application as polymer processing aid at up to 0,2 % w/w of the food contact material, and when the low-molecular mass fraction below 1 500 Da in the fluorocopolymer does not exceed 30 mg/kg.
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213-551-9
976-56-7
1007
no
no
Only to be used up to 0,2 % w/w based on the final polymer weight in the polymerisation process to manufacture poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET).
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