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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 24 June 2022. Database contains 1072 unique substances/entries.
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205-316-4
138-22-7
322
63040
yes
no
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200-018-0
50-21-5
99
19460
62960
yes
no
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201-766-0
87-69-4
161
92160
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no
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The product of high temperature calcination (above 450°C (842°F)) of naturally occurring kaolin, a hydrated aluminum silicate, resulting in the evolution of water and the formation of new substances depending upon the calcination temperatures employed.
296-473-8
92704-41-1
753
62800
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no
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A clay that is essentially kaolinite, a hydrated aluminum silicate. It has a high fusion point and is the most refractory of all clays.
310-194-1
1332-58-7
410
62720
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no
Particles can be thinner than 100 nm only if incorporated at a quantity of less than 12 % w/w in an ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer (EVOH) inner layer of a multi- layer structure, in which the layer in direct contact with the food provides a functional barrier preventing migration of particles into the food.
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8001-39-6
525
62640
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no
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202-599-6
97-65-4
182
19270
no
no
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215-951-9
1459-93-4
420
19210
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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202-774-7
99-63-8
188
19180
no
no
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204-506-4
121-91-5
291
19150
no
no
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201-142-8
78-78-4
143
62450
yes
no
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695-178-5
9044-17-1
577
62280
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no
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203-678-8
109-53-5
243
19060
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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204-066-3
115-11-7
276
19000
no
no
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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
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no
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228-601-5
6303-21-5
494
62140
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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
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no
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609-415-7
37353-59-6
686
61390
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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
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no
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811-989-0
12072-90-1
600
60030
yes
no
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789
60027
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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
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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
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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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