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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 30 September 2022. Database contains 1072 unique substances/entries.
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806
14876
no
no
5 mg/kg
Only to be used for manufacture of polyesters.
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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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201-180-5
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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1062
no
no
Only to be used for the production of recycled PET and at up to 0,12 % (w/w).
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235-798-1
12751-22-3
607
62245
yes
no
Only to be used in PET polymers and copolymers
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220-239-6
2682-20-4
451
66755
yes
no
0.5 mg/kg
Only to be used in aqueous polymer dispersions and emulsions.
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682-234-9
329238-24-6
854
71943
yes
no
Only to be used in concentrations up to 0,5 % w/w in the polymerisation of fluoropolymers that are processed at temperatures at or above 340 °C and are intended for use in repeated use articles.
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224-709-1
4457-71-0
883
22074
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Only to be used in materials in contact with food at a surface to mass ratio up to 0,5 dm2/kg.
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630-556-5
124578-12-7
812
80350
yes
no
Only to be used in plastics up to 0,1 % w/w.
Prepared by the reaction of poly(12-hydroxystearic acid) with polyethyleneimine.
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263244-54-8
885
45676
yes
no
Only to be used in poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET), poly(butylene terephthalate) (PBT), polycarbonate (PC), polystyrene (PS) and rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) plastics in concentrations up to 1 % w/w, in contact with aqueous, acidic and alcoholic foods, for long term storage at room temperature.
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