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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 05 July 2022. Database contains 1072 unique substances/entries.
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286-344-4
85209-91-2
749
66360
yes
yes
5 mg/kg
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201-622-7
85-68-7
159
74560
yes
no
Only to be used as: (a)plasticiser in repeated use materials and articles;(b)plasticiser in single-use materials and articles contacting non-fatty foods except for 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;(c)technical support agent in concentrations up to 0,1 % in the final product.
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201-622-7
85-68-7
159
74560
yes
no
30 mg/kg
Only to be used as: (a)plasticiser in repeated use materials and articles;(b)plasticiser in single-use materials and articles contacting non-fatty foods except for 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;(c)technical support agent in concentrations up to 0,1 % in the final product.
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201-607-5
85-44-9
158
23380
76320
yes
no
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282-811-1
84434-12-8
748
12765
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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281-837-0
84030-61-5
747
47600
yes
yes
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212-661-4
840-65-3
373
22390
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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201-557-4
84-74-2
157
74880
yes
no
Only to be used as: (a)plasticiser in repeated use materials and articles contacting non-fatty foods;(b)technical support agent in polyolefins in concentrations up to 0,05 % in the final product.
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201-557-4
84-74-2
157
74880
yes
no
0.3 mg/kg
Only to be used as: (a)plasticiser in repeated use materials and articles contacting non-fatty foods;(b)technical support agent in polyolefins in concentrations up to 0,05 % in the final product.
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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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212-485-8
822-06-0
372
18640
no
no
1 mg/kg in final product expressed as isocyanate moiety.
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212-454-9
818-61-1
371
11830
11510
no
no
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617-241-8
81541-12-0
752
39890
yes
no
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ADK STAB PEP-36
410-290-4
80693-00-1
746
38810
yes
yes
5 mg/kg
SML expressed as sum of phosphite and phosphate.
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617-129-9
8062-15-5
540
63940
yes
no
0.24 mg/kg
Only to be used as dispersant for plastics dispersions.
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A complex combination derived from tall oil. Composed primarily of tricyclic monocarboxylic acids, mainly abietic and dehydroabietic acids. Includes tall-oil rosin stabilized by catalytic disproportionation.
232-484-6
8052-10-6
539
24160
no
no
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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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232-482-5
8050-31-5
538
84000
yes
no
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232-479-9
8050-26-8
537
84080
yes
no
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232-476-2
8050-15-5
536
84320
yes
no
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A complex combination derived from wood, especially pine wood. Composed primarily of resin acids and modified resin acids such as dimers and decarboxylated resin acids. Includes rosin stabilized by catalytic disproportionation.
232-475-7
8050-09-7
535
24100
24190
83840
24130
yes
no
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279-459-6
80410-33-9
745
68145
yes
yes
5 mg/kg
SML expressed as sum of phosphite and phosphate.
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616-996-0
80181-31-3
744
18888
no
no
The substance is used as product obtained by bacterial fermentation. In compliance with the specifications mentioned in the Table 4 of Annex I.
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232-417-0
8017-16-1
534
80720
yes
no
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The wax derived from Copernicia cerifera, Palmae.
232-399-4
8015-86-9
533
42720
yes
no
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232-391-0
8013-07-8
532
88640
yes
no
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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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232-391-0
8013-07-8
532
88640
yes
no
60 mg/kg
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The wax obtained from the honeycomb of the bee. It consists primarily of myricyl palmitate, cerotic acid and esters and some high-carbon paraffins.
232-383-7
8012-89-3
531
36880
yes
no
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The wax from Euphorbia antisiphylitica or Pedilanthus pavonis, Euphorbiaceae.
232-347-0
8006-44-8
530
41760
yes
no
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Wax obtained by extraction of lignite.
232-313-5
8002-53-7
529
67850
yes
no
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The complex combination of diglycerides of fatty acids linked to the choline ester of phosphoric acid.
232-307-2
8002-43-5
528
63760
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
42880
14411
yes
no
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the purification of ozocerite with sulfuric acid and filtration through bone black to form waxy cakes.
232-290-1
8001-75-0
526
43440
yes
no
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8001-39-6
525
62640
yes
no
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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives. It consists primarily of the glycerides of the fatty acids linoleic, oleic, palmitic and stearic. (Soja hispida, Leguminosae).
232-274-4
8001-22-7
524
24520
no
no
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201-297-1
80-62-6
156
21130
no
no
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201-291-9
80-56-8
155
23470
no
no
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201-250-5
80-09-1
154
13617
16090
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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201-248-4
80-08-0
153
15267
no
no
5 mg/kg
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201-247-9
80-07-9
152
15610
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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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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NC-4
406-176-9
79072-96-1
743
38950
yes
no
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201-204-4
79-41-4
150
20020
no
no
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201-202-3
79-39-0
149
19990
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
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201-201-8
79-38-9
148
14650
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
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201-180-5
79-14-1
794
18117
no
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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201-177-9
79-10-7
147
10690
no
no
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201-176-3
79-09-4
146
82000
23890
yes
no
Details
201-173-7
79-06-1
145
10630
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
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