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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 29 June 2022. Database contains 1072 unique substances/entries.
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25187
no
no
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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200-857-2
75-28-5
1069
yes
no
Only to be used as a blowing agent.
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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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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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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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23985-75-3
1066
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Only to be used as a co-monomer in the manufacture of a polyester non-food contact layer in a plastic multilayer material, which is to be used only in contact with foods for which food simulants A, B, C and/or D1 are assigned in Table 2 of Annex III.
The specific migration limit in column 8 refers to the sum of the substance and of its dimers (cyclic and open chain).
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243-053-7
19430-93-4
973
22931
no
no
Only to be used as a co-monomer up to 0,1 % w/w in the polymerisation of fluoropolymers, sintered at high temperatures.
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219-547-3
2459-10-1
971
25885
no
no
Only to be used as a co-monomer up to 0,35 % w/w to produce modified polyesters intended to be used in contact with aqueous and dry foodstuffs containing no free fat at the surface.
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813-638-7
80512-44-3
1061
no
no
Only to be used as a comonomer in the manufacture of polyether ether ketone plastics up to 0,3 % w/w of the final material.
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219-784-2
2530-83-8
1068
no
no
Only to be used as a component of a sizing agent to treat glass fibres to be embedded in glass-fibre-reinforced low diffusivity plastics (polyethylene terephthalate (PET), polycarbonate (PC), polybutylene terephthalate (PBT), thermoset polyesters and epoxy bisphenol vinylester) in contact with all foodstuffs. In treated glass fibres, residues of the substance must not be detectable at 0,01 mg/kg for the substance and 0,06 mg/kg for each of the reaction products (hydrolysed monomers and epoxy-containing cyclic dimer, trimer and tetramer).
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223-054-9
3710-30-3
1034
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Only to be used as a crosslinking co-monomer in the manufacture of polyolefins for contact with any type of foods for long term storage at room temperature, including when packaged under hot-fill conditions.
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485-230-3
1455-42-1
1052
no
no
5 mg/kg
Only to be used as a monomer in the production of polyesters.
The migration of oligomers of less than 1 000 Da shall not exceed 50 µg/kg food (expressed as SPG).
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1031
no
no
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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221-800-8
3238-40-2
1031
no
no
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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682-238-0
1190931-27-1
1045
yes
no
Only to be used as a polymer production aid during the manufacture of fluoropolymers under high temperature conditions of at least 370 °C.
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37486-69-4
903
yes
no
Only to be used as a polymer production aid in the polymerisation of fluoropolymers intended for: (a) repeated and single use materials and articles when sintered or processed (non-sintered) at temperatures at or above 360 °C for at least 10 minutes or at higher temperatures for equivalent shorter times; (b) repeated use materials and articles when processed (non-sintered) at temperatures from 300 °C and up to 360 °C for at least 10 minutes.
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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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219-785-8
2530-85-0
788
21498
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Only to be used as a surface treatment agent of inorganic fillers.
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201-081-7
78-08-0
142
26305
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Only to be used as a surface treatment agent.
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1075
yes
no
Only to be used as additive at up to 4.0 % w/w in polylactic acid plastics intended for long-term storage of water at ambient temperature or below. Can form platelets in the nanoform that are in one or two dimensions thinner than 100 nm. Such platelets shall be oriented parallel to the polymer surface and shall be fully embedded in the polymer.
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843-672-8
1227937-46-3
1076
yes
no
0.05 mg/kg
Only to be used as an additive at up to 0.2 % w/w in high impact polystyrene materials and articles intended contact with food at room temperature and below, including hot-fill and/or heating up to 100 ° C for up to 2 hours. It shall not be used in contact with foods for which simulant C and/or D1 is assigned in Annex III.
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200-405-4
58-95-7
1055
yes
no
Only to be used as antioxidant in polyolefins.
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257-757-7
7695-91-2
1055
yes
no
Only to be used as antioxidant in polyolefins.
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641-029-4
156065-00-8
874
16265
no
no
Only to be used as comonomer in siloxane modified polycarbonate.
The oligomeric mixture shall be characterised by the formula C24H38Si2O5(SiOC2H6)n (50 > n ≥ 26).
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641-029-4
156065-00-8
874
16265
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Only to be used as comonomer in siloxane modified polycarbonate.
The oligomeric mixture shall be characterised by the formula C24H38Si2O5(SiOC2H6)n (50 > n ≥ 26).
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