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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 22 October 2021. Database contains 1072 unique substances/entries.
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758
38940
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yes
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743
38950
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NC-4
406-176-9
79072-96-1
743
38950
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no
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252-816-3
35958-30-6
679
39060
yes
yes
5 mg/kg
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19
39090
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no
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20
39120
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SML(T) expressed excluding HCl.
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204-393-1
120-40-1
923
39150
yes
no
5 mg/kg
The residual amount of diethanolamine in plastics, as an impurity and decomposition product of the substance, shall not result in a migration of diethanolamine higher than 0,3 mg/kg food.
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228-253-4
6200-40-4
493
39200
yes
no
1.8 mg/kg
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682-678-3
182121-12-6
779
39815
yes
yes
0.05 mg/kg
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617-241-8
81541-12-0
752
39890
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no
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752
39890
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752
39890
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752
39890
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69158-41-4
752
39890
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CLEARLITE NU 005; DISORBENE M; GENISET MD; GLC NU 005; MILLAD 3940; NU 005
402-950-5
87826-41-3
752
39890
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no
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611-185-8
54686-97-4
752
39890
yes
no
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430-800-9
129228-21-3
763
39925
yes
yes
0.05 mg/kg
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213-590-1
991-84-4
384
40000
yes
yes
30 mg/kg
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CG 25-1320; IRGANOX 1520; TK 12229/1
402-860-6
110553-27-0
756
40020
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yes
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756
40020
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yes
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614-830-1
68951-50-8
735
40120
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no
0.6 mg/kg
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LICHTSCHUTZMITTEL 1736
413-610-0
124172-53-8
795
40155
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no
0.05 mg/kg
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61269-61-2
701
40160
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no
2.4 mg/kg
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233-139-2
10043-35-3
584
40320
13620
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no
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233-136-6
10043-11-5
583
40400
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855
40560
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Only to be used in rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 12 % at room temperature or below.
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25101-28-4
856
40563
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Only to be used in: rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 12 % at room temperature or below; or at up to 40 % w/w in blends of styrene acrylonitrile copolymer (SAN)/poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) repeatuse articles at room temperature or below, and when either in contact only with aqueous, acidic and/or low alcoholic (< 20 %) foodstuffs for less than 1 day, or when in contact only with dry foodstuffs for any duration of time.
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203-448-7
106-97-8
221
40570
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203-786-5
110-63-4
254
40580
13720
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no
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607-698-1
25322-99-0
865
40619
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Only to be used in: (a) rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 1 % w/w. (b) polylactic acid (PLA) at a maximum level of 5 % w/w.
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866
40620
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Only to be used in rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 7 %.
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246-563-8
25013-16-5
635
40720
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no
30 mg/kg
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235-841-4
13003-12-8
608
40800
yes
yes
6 mg/kg
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40471-03-2
867
40815
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no
Only to be used in rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 2 %.
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227-265-7
5743-36-2
489
41040
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no
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233-140-8
10043-52-4
585
41120
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no
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215-137-3
1305-62-0
394
41280
yes
no
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215-138-9
1305-78-8
395
41520
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no
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609-389-7
37293-22-4
598
41600
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no
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234-448-5
12004-14-7
598
41600
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no
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200-945-0
76-22-2
136
41680
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The wax from Euphorbia antisiphylitica or Pedilanthus pavonis, Euphorbiaceae.
232-347-0
8006-44-8
530
41760
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203-313-2
105-60-2
212
41840
14200
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304
41960
14320
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264-144-8
63438-80-2
711
42000
yes
yes
30 mg/kg
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215-609-9
1333-86-4
411
42080
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no
Primary particles of 10 - 300 nm which are aggregated to a size of 100 - 1200 nm which may form agglomerates within the size distribution of 300 nm - mm.
Toluene extractables: maximum 0,1 %, determined according to ISO method 6209.
UV absorption of cyclohexane extract at 386 nm: < 0,02 AU for a 1 cm cell or < 0,1 AU for a 5 cm cell, determined according to a generally recognised method of analysis.
Benzo(a)pyrene content: max 0,25 mg/kg carbon black.
Maximum use level of carbon black in the polymer: 2,5 % w/w.
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204-696-9
124-38-9
307
42160
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209-530-9
584-09-8
353
42480
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no
12 mg/kg
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21
42500
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618-326-2
9000-11-7
542
42640
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no
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