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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 21 September 2021. Database contains 1072 unique substances/entries.
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203-400-5
106-46-7
217
15565
no
no
12 mg/kg
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364
15404
no
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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211-492-3
652-67-5
364
15404
no
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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201-248-4
80-08-0
153
15267
no
no
5 mg/kg
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211-471-9
646-25-3
863
15260
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Only to be used as a co-monomer for manufacturing polyamide articles for repeated use in contact with aqueous, acidic and dairy foodstuffs at room temperature or for short term contact up to 150 °C.
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203-782-3
110-60-1
253
15250
no
no
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3,4-DIACETOXY-1-BUTENE
421-720-5
18085-02-4
862
15180
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
SML including the hydrolysis product 3,4- dihydroxy-1-butene.
Only to be used as a co-monomer for ethylvinylalcohol (EVOH) and polyvinylalcohol (PVOH) copolymers.
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212-819-2
872-05-9
375
15130
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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-
267
15100
no
no
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203-956-9
112-30-1
267
15100
no
no
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216-711-6
1647-16-1
424
15070
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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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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221-639-3
3173-53-3
460
14950
no
no
1 mg/kg in final product expressed as isocyanate moiety.
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-
806
14876
no
no
5 mg/kg
Only to be used for manufacture of polyesters.
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214-068-6
1076-97-7
806
14876
no
no
5 mg/kg
Only to be used for manufacture of polyesters.
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-
358
14841
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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209-968-0
599-64-4
358
14841
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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223-077-4
3724-65-0
467
14800
45600
yes
no
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-
467
14800
45600
yes
no
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203-398-6
106-44-5
216
14770
no
no
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-
216
14770
no
no
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202-423-8
95-48-7
174
14740
no
no
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-
174
14740
no
no
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203-577-9
108-39-4
235
14710
no
no
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-
235
14710
no
no
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-
139
14680
44160
yes
no
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201-201-8
79-38-9
148
14650
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
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204-251-9
118-45-6
787
14628
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
SML expressed as 4-chlorophthalic acid.
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204-179-8
117-21-5
786
14627
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
SML expressed as 3-chlorophthalic acid.
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203-439-8
106-89-8
219
14570
16750
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
1 mg/kg in final product.
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231-959-5
7782-50-5
522
14530
no
no
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232-674-9
9004-34-6
553
14500
43280
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
14411
42880
yes
no
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211-128-3
630-08-0
362
14350
no
no
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204-677-5
124-07-2
304
14320
41960
yes
no
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207-938-1
502-44-3
342
14260
no
no
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218-336-3
2123-24-2
435
14230
no
no
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203-383-4
106-31-0
215
14170
no
no
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203-532-3
107-92-6
229
14140
no
no
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-
229
14140
no
no
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204-646-6
123-72-8
298
14110
no
no
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-
186
14020
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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202-679-0
98-54-4
186
14020
no
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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209-929-8
598-32-3
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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203-452-9
107-01-7
224
13900
no
no
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203-449-2
106-98-9
222
13870
no
no
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-
123
13840
no
no
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200-751-6
71-36-3
123
13840
no
no
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208-015-6
505-65-7
344
13810
21821
no
no
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