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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 15 October 2021. Database contains 1072 unique substances/entries.
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70400
22780
yes
no
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210-826-5
624-03-3
1048
yes
no
Only to be used when produced from a fatty acid precursor that is obtained from edible fats or oils.
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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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682-238-0
1190931-27-1
1045
yes
no
Only to be used as a polymer production aid during the manufacture of fluoropolymers under high temperature conditions of at least 370 °C.
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1043
yes
no
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.
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200-311-3
57-09-0
104
58960
yes
no
6 mg/kg
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223-054-9
3710-30-3
1034
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Only to be used as a crosslinking co-monomer in the manufacture of polyolefins for contact with any type of foods for long term storage at room temperature, including when packaged under hot-fill conditions.
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221-800-8
3238-40-2
1031
no
no
5 mg/kg
Only to be used as a monomer in the production of polyethylene furanoate.
The migration of the oligomeric fraction of less than 1 000 Da shall not exceed 50 µg/kg food (expressed as furan-2,5-dicarboxylic acid).
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1031
no
no
5 mg/kg
Only to be used as a monomer in the production of polyethylene furanoate.
The migration of the oligomeric fraction of less than 1 000 Da shall not exceed 50 µg/kg food (expressed as furan-2,5-dicarboxylic acid).
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1030
yes
no
0.05 mg/kg
Only to be used up to 12 % (w/w) in polyolefins in contact with dry foods to which simulant E is assigned in table 2 of Annex III at room temperature or below.
The sum of the specific migration of 1-chlorohexadecane and 1-chlorooctadecane shall not exceed 0,05 mg/kg food.
Can contain platelets in the nanoform that are only in one dimension thinner than 100 nm. Such platelets shall be oriented parallel to the polymer surface and shall be fully embedded in the polymer.
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200-289-5
56-81-5
103
18100
55920
yes
no
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103
55920
18100
yes
no
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200-075-1
50-99-7
102
17530
no
no
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Substance identity is confidential or pending assessment. If possible, following assessment the proper substance identifiers will be displayed.
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1017
yes
no
To be processed under conditions preventing the decomposition of the substance and up to a maximum temperature of 275 °C.
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1016
yes
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Only to be used up to: (a) 10 % w/w in non-plasticised PVC; (b) 15 % w/w in non-plasticised PLA.
The final material shall be used at room temperature or below.
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200-066-2
50-81-7
101
36000
yes
no
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101
36000
yes
no
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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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200-061-5
50-70-4
100
88320
24490
yes
no
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100
88320
24490
yes
no
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10
30612
yes
no
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266309-43-7
1
12310
no
no
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