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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 19 May 2022. Database contains 1072 unique substances/entries.
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200-857-2
75-28-5
1069
yes
no
Only to be used as a blowing agent.
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235-798-1
12751-22-3
607
62245
yes
no
Only to be used in PET polymers and copolymers
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215-570-8
1332-37-2
409
62240
yes
no
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228-601-5
6303-21-5
494
62140
yes
no
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618-388-0
9004-64-2
559
61680
yes
no
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618-565-2
9049-76-7
579
61800
yes
no
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609-415-7
37353-59-6
686
61390
yes
no
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618-528-0
9032-42-2
576
60880
yes
no
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618-387-5
9004-62-0
558
60560
yes
no
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618-410-9
9005-27-0
565
61120
yes
no
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602-916-1
12304-65-3
604
60080
yes
no
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811-989-0
12072-90-1
600
60030
yes
no
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-
789
60027
yes
no
Average molecular weight not less than 440 Da.
Viscosity at 100 °C not less than 3,8 cSt (3,8 × 10-6 m2/s).
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231-595-7
7647-01-0
507
59990
yes
no
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606-340-1
19569-21-2
627
59760
yes
no
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205-550-7
142-62-1
329
59360
yes
no
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202-905-8
100-97-0
196
18670
59280
yes
no
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204-679-6
124-09-4
305
18460
15274
no
no
2.4 mg/kg
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212-485-8
822-06-0
372
18640
no
no
1 mg/kg in final product expressed as isocyanate moiety.
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204-127-4
116-15-4
282
18430
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
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200-311-3
57-09-0
104
58960
yes
no
6 mg/kg
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204-077-3
115-27-5
277
18280
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
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204-078-9
115-28-6
278
18250
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
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234-448-5
12004-14-7
598
41600
yes
no
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203-838-7
111-14-8
259
58720
yes
no
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232-519-5
9000-01-5
541
58480
yes
no
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232-536-8
9000-30-0
544
58400
yes
no
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-
1060
yes
no
Only to be used at room temperature or below in contact with foods for which Table 2 of Annex III assigns food simulant E.
The seed hulls shall be obtained from sunflower seeds that are fit for human consumption.
The processing temperature of the plastic containing the additive shall not exceed 240 °C.
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231-955-3
7782-42-5
521
58320
yes
no
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201-180-5
79-14-1
794
18117
no
no
Only to be used for manufacture of polyglycolic acid (PGA) for (i) indirect food contact behind polyesters such as polyethylene terephthalate (PET) or polylactic acid (PLA); and (ii) direct food contact of a blend of PGA up to 3 % w/w in PET or PLA.
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-
60
58300
yes
no
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234-325-6
11099-07-3
53
56585
yes
no
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261-327-4
58561-47-0
52
56580
yes
no
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-
-
51
56570
yes
no
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234-400-3
11140-06-0
50
56550
yes
no
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253-407-2
37220-82-9
49
56540
yes
no
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-
48
56535
yes
no
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234-397-9
11140-02-6
47
56520
yes
no
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-
46
56510
yes
no
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-
45
56500
yes
no
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-
-
43
56490
yes
no
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-
-
42
56487
yes
no
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-
41
56486
yes
no
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215-637-1
1335-58-6
40
56360
yes
no
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-
-
44
56495
yes
no
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210-647-2
620-67-7
360
57920
yes
no
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242-471-7
18641-57-1
626
57800
yes
no
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-
59
57680
yes
no
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-
-
58
57600
yes
no
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-
-
57
57280
yes
no
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-
56
57200
yes
no
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-
55
57120
yes
no
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-
-
54
57040
yes
no
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247-668-1
26402-26-6
648
56880
yes
no
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250-379-3
30899-62-8
670
56800
yes
no
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26402-23-3
647
56720
yes
no
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250-097-0
30233-64-8
669
56610
yes
no
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99880-64-5
754
56020
yes
no
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200-289-5
56-81-5
103
18100
55920
yes
no
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451-530-8
736150-63-3
783
55910
yes
no
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203-593-6
108-55-4
238
18070
no
no
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203-817-2
110-94-1
256
18010
55680
yes
no
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200-075-1
50-99-7
102
17530
no
no
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-
39
55600
yes
no
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-
38
55520
yes
no
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A complex combination of proteins obtained by hydrolysis of collagen by boiling skin, tendons, ligaments, bones, etc.
232-554-6
9000-70-8
547
55440
yes
no
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204-498-2
121-79-9
290
55360
yes
no
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213-853-0
1034-01-1
386
55280
yes
no
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214-620-6
1166-52-5
390
55200
yes
no
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29204-02-2
667
55190
yes
no
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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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203-743-0
110-17-8
249
55120
17290
yes
no
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200-579-1
64-18-6
114
55040
yes
no
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607-708-4
25359-91-5
640
54930
yes
no
0.05 mg/kg
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200-001-8
50-00-0
98
17260
54880
yes
no
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263-107-3
61790-12-3
706
17230
no
no
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269-657-0
68308-53-2
722
17200
no
no
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262-978-7
61788-47-4
703
17170
no
no
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-
1053
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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-
37
54480
yes
no
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-
36
54450
yes
no
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202-589-1
97-53-0
180
17160
no
no
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-
35
54280
yes
no
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-
34
54270
yes
no
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618-385-4
9004-58-4
556
54260
yes
no
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205-793-9
151-56-4
334
17005
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
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203-473-3
107-21-1
227
53650
16990
yes
no
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200-449-4
60-00-4
111
53600
yes
no
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203-468-6
107-15-3
226
16960
15272
no
no
12 mg/kg
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607-457-0
24937-78-8
969
yes
no
Only to be used as a polymeric additive up to 2 % w/w in polyolefins.
The migration of low molecular weight oligomeric fraction below 1 000 Da shall not exceed 5 mg/kg food.
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5136-44-7
486
54005
yes
no
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200-849-9
75-21-8
129
17020
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
1 mg/kg in final product.
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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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251-073-2
32509-66-3
673
53670
yes
yes
6 mg/kg
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202-510-0
96-49-1
177
16955
no
no
30 mg/kg
SML expressed as ethyleneglycol.
Residual content of 5 mg ethylene carbonate per kg of hydrogel with max 10 g of hydrogel in contact with 1 kg of food.
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200-815-3
74-85-1
125
16950
no
no
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618-384-9
9004-57-3
555
53280
yes
no
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-
37205-99-5
682
53270
yes
no
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200-578-6
64-17-5
113
52800
16780
yes
no
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204-011-3
112-86-7
273
52730
yes
no
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