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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 26 May 2022. Database contains 1072 unique substances/entries.
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260
24280
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no
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192
23187
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no
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241
22960
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no
3 mg/kg
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190
18880
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no
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216
14770
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no
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174
14740
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no
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731
18220
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no
0.05 mg/kg
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367
16697
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no
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117
21550
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no
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150
20020
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no
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235
14710
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182
19270
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no
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291
19150
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278
18250
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no
0.01 mg/kg
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18117
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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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1031
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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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229
14140
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no
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194
13150
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no
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12820
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10690
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no
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346
10030
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186
14020
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no
0.05 mg/kg
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358
14841
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no
0.05 mg/kg
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357
13932
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
Only to be used as a co-monomer for the preparation of polymeric additive.
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209
17050
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30 mg/kg
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617
10660
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no
0.05 mg/kg
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389
22360
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no
5 mg/kg
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352
16360
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no
0.05 mg/kg
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882
25872
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no
0.05 mg/kg
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484
13395
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no
0.05 mg/kg
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881
25187
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5 mg/kg
Only for: (a) repeated use articles for long term storage at room temperature or below and hotfill; (b) single use materials and articles as a co-monomer at a maximum use level of 35 mole % of the diol component of polyesters, and if such materials and articles are for long term storage at room temperature or below of food types which have an alcohol content of up to 10 % and for which Table 2 of Annex III does not assign simulant D2. Hot fill conditions are allowed for such single use materials and articles.
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369
12761
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0.05 mg/kg
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443
12788
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no
5 mg/kg
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122
23800
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22870
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265
22600
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331
22480
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681
18310
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15100
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13840
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18700
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0.05 mg/kg
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15404
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no
5 mg/kg
Only to be used as: (a) a co-monomer in poly (ethylene-co-isosorbide terephthalate); (b) a co-monomer at levels of up to 40 mole % of the diol component in combination with ethylene glycol and/or 1,4-bis(hydroxymethyl)cyclohexane, for the production of polyesters. Polyesters made using dianhydrosorbitol together with 1,4-bis(hydroxymethyl)cyclohexane shall not be used in contact with foods containing more than 15 % alcohol.
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14876
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no
5 mg/kg
Only to be used for manufacture of polyesters.
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23770
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0.05 mg/kg
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25927
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no
0.005 mg/kg
Only to be used in polycarbonates.
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12375
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12340
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266309-43-7
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12310
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218-001-1
2035-75-8
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12280
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223-792-1
4074-90-2
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12265
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no
0.01 mg/kg
5 mg/kg in final product.
Only to be used as co-monomer.
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