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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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239-625-0
15571-60-5
620
50720
yes
no
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222-883-3
3648-18-8
466
50640
yes
no
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28
50160
yes
no
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247-666-0
26401-97-8
646
50480
yes
no
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251-576-7
33568-99-9
676
50400
yes
no
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268-500-3
68109-88-6
29
50360
yes
no
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239-622-4
15571-58-1
619
50320
yes
no
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233-117-2
10039-33-5
582
50240
yes
no
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69226-46-6
30
50560
yes
no
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611-185-8
54686-97-4
752
39890
yes
no
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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives. It is a product which may contain resin acids and their esters, terpenes, and oxidation or polymerization products of these terpenes. (Shorea, Dipterocarpaceae).
232-528-4
9000-16-2
543
45920
yes
no
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213-245-5
931-88-4
381
15030
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Only to be used in polymers contacting foods for which simulant A is laid down.
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203-629-0
108-91-8
240
45760
yes
no
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221-639-3
3173-53-3
460
14950
no
no
1 mg/kg in final product expressed as isocyanate moiety.
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263244-54-8
885
45676
yes
no
Only to be used in poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET), poly(butylene terephthalate) (PBT), polycarbonate (PC), polystyrene (PS) and rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) plastics in concentrations up to 1 % w/w, in contact with aqueous, acidic and alcoholic foods, for long term storage at room temperature.
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223-077-4
3724-65-0
467
45600
14800
yes
no
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238-455-4
14464-46-1;14808-60-7
614
45560
yes
no
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238-455-4
14464-46-1;14808-60-7
616
83470
yes
no
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25
45440
yes
no
12 mg/kg
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24
45280
yes
no
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215-625-6
1335-23-5
412
45200
yes
no
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235-285-2
12158-74-6
972
45197
yes
no
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232-131-6
7787-70-4
523
45195
yes
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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584
40320
13620
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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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685
85950
yes
no
0.15 mg/kg
SML expressed as fluoride.
Only to be used in layers of multi-layer materials not coming into direct contact with food.
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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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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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Substance identity is confidential or pending assessment. If possible, following assessment the proper substance identifiers will be displayed.
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784
95420
yes
no
5 mg/kg
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234-334-5
11104-61-3
593
44960
yes
no
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201-070-7
77-93-0
140
44640
yes
no
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201-069-1
77-92-9
139
44160
14680
yes
no
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817
38507
yes
no
5 mg/kg
Not to be used with polyethylene in contact with acidic foods.
Purity ≥ 96 %.
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10436-08-5
589
52645
yes
no
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816
45704
yes
no
5 mg/kg
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201-201-8
79-38-9
148
14650
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
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200-871-9
75-45-6
134
43680
yes
no
6 mg/kg
Content of chlorofluoromethane less than 1 mg/kg of the substance.
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231-959-5
7782-50-5
522
14530
no
no
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23
43515
yes
no
0.9 mg/kg
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264-846-4
64365-11-3
713
43480
yes
no
Only for use in PET at maximum 10 mg/kg of polymer.
Same purity requirements as for Vegetable Carbon (E 153) set out by Commission Regulation (EU) No 231/2012 with exception of ash content which can be up to 10 % (w/w).
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the purification of ozocerite with sulfuric acid and filtration through bone black to form waxy cakes.
232-290-1
8001-75-0
526
43440
yes
no
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The product obtained by treating cellulose with caustic soda, reacting this with carbon disulfide, dissolving this in a dilute alkali solution and extruding into an acid to form a continuous viscose tube.
270-493-7
68442-85-3
727
43360
yes
no
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618-381-2
9004-36-8
554
43300
yes
no
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232-674-9
9004-34-6
553
43280
14500
yes
no
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22
43200
yes
no
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264-705-7
64147-40-6
712
42960
yes
no
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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives. It consists primarily of the glycerides of the fatty acid ricinoleic. (Ricinus communis, Euphorbiaceae).
232-293-8
8001-79-4
527
42880
14411
yes
no
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A complex combination produced in mammary tissue from amino acids supplied by the blood. It contains several proteins, phosphorus, and calcium
232-555-1
9000-71-9
548
42800
yes
no
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The wax derived from Copernicia cerifera, Palmae.
232-399-4
8015-86-9
533
42720
yes
no
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618-326-2
9000-11-7
542
42640
yes
no
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200-870-3
75-44-5
133
23155
14380
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
1 mg/kg in final product.
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21
42500
yes
no
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