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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 25 October 2021. Database contains 1072 unique substances/entries.
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76
77732
yes
no
0.05 mg/kg
Only for use in PET.
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852282-89-4
809
49080
yes
yes
0.05 mg/kg
Only for use in PET.
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924
94987
yes
no
0.05 mg/kg
Only for use in PET in contact with all types of foods other than fatty, high- alcoholic and dairy products.
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201-851-2
88-68-6
164
34895
yes
no
0.05 mg/kg
Only for use in PET for water and beverages.
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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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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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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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817
38507
yes
no
5 mg/kg
Not to be used with polyethylene in contact with acidic foods.
Purity ≥ 96 %.
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248-093-9
26896-20-8
819
68110
yes
no
0.05 mg/kg
Not to be used in polymers contacting fatty foods.
Not to be used for articles in contact with fatty foods for which simulant D1 and/or D2 is laid down.
SML expressed as neodecanoic acid.
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201-245-8
80-05-7
151
13480
13607
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Not to be used for the manufacture of polycarbonate infant [Infant as defined in Article 2(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 609/2013] feeding bottles [This restriction is applicable from 1 May 2011 as regards the manufacture and from 1 June 2011 as regards the placing on the market and importation into the Union].
Not to be used for the manufacture of polycarbonate drinking cups or bottles which, due to their spill proof characteristics, are intended for infants [Infant as defined in Article 2(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 609/2013] and young children [Young children as defined in Article 2(2)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 609/2013].
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604-838-3
152261-33-1
803
33535
yes
no
Not to be used for articles in contact with fatty foods for which simulant D1 and/or D2 is laid down.
Not to be used in contact with alcoholic foods.
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93
95858
yes
no
0.05 mg/kg
Not to be used for articles in contact with fatty foods for which simulant D1 and/or D2 is laid down.
Average molecular weight not less than 350 Da. Viscosity at 100 °C not less than 2,5 cSt (2,5 × 10-6 m2/s). Content of hydrocarbons with Carbon number less than 25, not more than 40 % (w/w).
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815
94985
yes
no
5 mg/kg
Not to be used for articles in contact with fatty foods for which simulant D1 and/or D2 is laid down.
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815
94985
yes
no
Not to be used for articles in contact with fatty foods for which simulant D1 and/or D2 is laid down.
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202-987-5
101-90-6
199
24073
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
Not to be used for articles in contact with fatty foods for which simulant D1 and/or D2 is laid down.
For indirect food contact only, behind a PET layer.
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246-665-2
25151-96-6
637
71635
yes
no
0.05 mg/kg
Not to be used for articles in contact with fatty foods for which simulant D1 and/or D2 is laid down.
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810
68119
yes
no
5 mg/kg
Not to be used for articles in contact with fatty foods for which simulant D1 and/or D2 is laid down.
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810
68119
yes
no
Not to be used for articles in contact with fatty foods for which simulant D1 and/or D2 is laid down.
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203-867-5
111-41-1
262
35284
yes
no
0.05 mg/kg
Not to be used for articles in contact with fatty foods for which simulant D1 and/or D2 is laid down.
For indirect food contact only, behind a PET layer.
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418-370-0
143925-92-2
768
34850
yes
no
Not to be used for articles in contact with fatty foods for which simulant D1 and/or D2 is laid down.
Only to be used in: (a)polyolefins at 0,1 % (w/w) concentration and in(b)PET at 0,25 % (w/w) concentration.
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326
12763
35170
yes
no
0.05 mg/kg
Not to be used for articles in contact with fatty foods for which simulant D1 and/or D2 is laid down.
For indirect food contact only, behind a PET layer.
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293-728-5
91082-17-6
884
34240
yes
no
0.05 mg/kg
Not to be used for articles in contact with fatty foods for which simulant D1 and/or D2 is laid down.
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205-483-3
141-43-5
326
35170
12763
yes
no
0.05 mg/kg
Not to be used for articles in contact with fatty foods for which simulant D1 and/or D2 is laid down.
For indirect food contact only, behind a PET layer.
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65
67155
yes
no
Not more than 0,05 % (w/w) (quantity of substance used/quantity of the formulation).
Mixture obtained from the manufacturing process in the typical ratio of (58-62 %):(23-27 %):(13-17 %)
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234-354-4
11116-16-8
807
93485
yes
no
No migration of titanium nitride nanoparticles.
Only to be used in polyethelyne terephthalate (PET) bottles up to 20 mg/kg.
In the PET, the agglomerates have a diameter of 100 - 500 nm consisting of primary titanium nitride nanoparticles; primary particles have a diameter of approximately 20 nm.
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247-117-5
25583-20-4
807
93485
yes
no
No migration of titanium nitride nanoparticles.
Only to be used in polyethelyne terephthalate (PET) bottles up to 20 mg/kg.
In the PET, the agglomerates have a diameter of 100 - 500 nm consisting of primary titanium nitride nanoparticles; primary particles have a diameter of approximately 20 nm.
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26427-07-6
649
47210
yes
no
Molecular unit = (C8H18S3Sn2)n (n = 1,5-2).
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232-391-0
8013-07-8
532
88640
yes
no
30 mg/kg
In the case of PVC gaskets used to seal glass jars containing infant formulae and follow-on formulae as defined by Directive 2006/141/EC or processed cereal-based foods and baby foods for infants and young children as defined by Directive 2006/125/EC, the SML is lowered to 30 mg/kg.Oxirane < 8 %, iodine number < 6.
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270-337-8
68425-17-2
724
24903
no
no
In compliance with the purity criteria for maltitol syrup E 965(ii) as laid down in Commission Directive 2008/60/EC [OJ L 158, 18.6.2008, p. 17.].
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799
77708
yes
no
1.8 mg/kg
In compliance with the maximum ethylene oxide content as laid down in the purity criteria for food additives in Commission Regulation (EU) No 231/2012.
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231-791-2
7732-18-5
515
95855
26360
yes
no
In compliance with Directive 98/83/EC [OJ L 330, 5.12.1998, p. 32.].
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216-823-5
1675-54-3
426
13610
13510
no
no
In compliance with Commission Regulation (EC) No 1895/2005 [OJ L 302, 19.11.2005, p. 28].
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230-022-8
6915-15-7
499
65020
19965
yes
no
In case of use as a monomer only to be used as a co-monomer in aliphatic polyesters up to maximum level of 1 % on a molar basis.
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499
65020
19965
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no
In case of use as a monomer only to be used as a co-monomer in aliphatic polyesters up to maximum level of 1 % on a molar basis.
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231-545-4
7631-86-9
504
86240
yes
no
For synthetic amorphous silicon dioxide: primary particles of 1 - 100 nm which are aggregated to a size of 0,1 - 1 µm which may form agglomerates within the size distribution of 0,3 µm to the mm size.
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87
86285
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no
For synthetic amorphous silicon dioxide, silanated: primary particles of 1-100 nm which are aggregated to a size of 0,1-1 µm and may form agglomerates within the size distribution of 0,3 µm to the mm size.
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618-558-4
9046-01-9
578
79600
yes
no
5 mg/kg
For materials and articles intended for contact with aqueous foods only.
Polyethyleneglycol (EO ≤ 11) tridecyl ether phosphate (mono-and dialkyl ester) with a maximum 10 % content of polyethyleneglycol (EO ≤ 11) tridecylether.
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218-487-5
2162-74-5
438
13303
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Expressed as the sum of bis(2,6-diisopropylphenyl)carbodiimide and its hydrolysis product 2,6-diisopropylaniline
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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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432-130-2
119345-01-6
760
83595
yes
no
18 mg/kg
Composition: 4,4'-biphenylene-bis[0,0-bis(2,4-di-tert-butylphenyl)phosphonite] (CAS No 0038613-77-3) (36-46 % w/w (*)),4,3'-biphenylene-bis[0,0-bis(2,4-di-tert-butylphenyl)phosphonite] (CAS No 0118421-00-4) (17-23 % w/w (*)),3,3'-biphenylene-bis[0,0-bis(2,4-di-tert-butylphenyl)phosphonite] (CAS No 0118421-01-5) (1-5 % w/w (*)),4-biphenylene-0,0-bis(2,4-di-tert-butylphenyl)phosphonite (CAS No 0091362-37-7) (11-19 % w/w (*)),tris(2,4-di-tert-butylphenyl)phosphite (CAS No 0031570-04-4) (9-18 % w/w (*)),4,4'-biphenylene-0,0-bis(2,4-di-tert-butylphenyl)phosphonate-0,0-bis(2,4-di-tert-butylphenyl)phosphonite (CAS No 0112949-97-0) (< 5 % w/w (*))(*)Quantity of substance used/quantity of formulationOther specifications: Phosphor content of min. 5,4 % to max. 5,9 %,Acid value of max. 10 mg KOH per gram,Melt range of 85- 110 °C.
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95859
yes
no
Average molecular weight not less than 500 Da.
Viscosity at 100 °C not less than 11 cSt (11 × 10-6 m2/s).
Content of mineral hydrocarbons with Carbon number less than 25, not more than 5 % (w/w)
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95
95883
yes
no
Average molecular weight not less than 480 Da.
Viscosity at 100 °C not less than 8,5 cSt (8,5 × 10-6 m2/s).
Content of mineral hydrocarbons with Carbon number less than 25, not more than 5 % (w/w)
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789
60027
yes
no
Average molecular weight not less than 440 Da.
Viscosity at 100 °C not less than 3,8 cSt (3,8 × 10-6 m2/s).
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90751-07-8
790
80480
yes
no
5 mg/kg
Average molecular weight not less than 2400 Da.
Residual content of morpholine ≤ 30 mg/kg, of N,N'-bis(2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidin-4-yl)hexane-1,6-diamine < 15000 mg/kg, and of 2,4-dichloro-6-morpholino-1,3,5-triazine ≤ 20 mg/kg.
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617-335-9
82451-48-7
790
80480
yes
no
5 mg/kg
Average molecular weight not less than 2400 Da.
Residual content of morpholine ≤ 30 mg/kg, of N,N'-bis(2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidin-4-yl)hexane-1,6-diamine < 15000 mg/kg, and of 2,4-dichloro-6-morpholino-1,3,5-triazine ≤ 20 mg/kg.
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Gallic acid derivatives found in nutgalls, bark and other plant parts, especially oak bark.
215-753-2
1401-55-4
419
92150
yes
no
According to the JECFA specifications.
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419
92150
yes
no
According to the JECFA specifications.
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223-792-1
4074-90-2
473
12265
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
5 mg/kg in final product.
Only to be used as co-monomer.
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203-048-2
102-70-5
205
25385
no
no
40 mg/kg hydrogel at a ratio of 1 kg food to a maximum of 1,5 grams of hydrogel.
Only to be used in hydrogels intended for non-direct food contact use.
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200-831-0
75-01-4
127
26050
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
1 mg/kg in final product.
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200-879-2
75-56-9
135
24010
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
1 mg/kg in final product.
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