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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 09 April 2021. Database contains 122724 unique substances/entries.
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202-830-0
100-21-0
785
24910
no
no
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202-829-5
100-20-9
191
24940
no
no
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204-411-8
120-61-6
288
24970
no
no
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204-126-9
116-14-3
281
25120
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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203-726-8
109-99-9
246
25150
no
no
0.6 mg/kg
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6
25380
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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-
5
25360
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
1 mg/kg in final product expressed as epoxygroup.
Molecular weight is 43 Da.
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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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248-096-5
26896-48-0
655
25450
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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208-432-3
528-44-9
347
25540
13050
no
no
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209-008-0
552-30-7
349
25550
no
no
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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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203-812-5
110-88-3
255
25900
no
no
5 mg/kg
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246-466-0
24800-44-0
634
25910
no
no
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200-315-5
57-13-6
107
25960
no
no
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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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200-864-0
75-35-4
130
26110
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
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200-867-7
75-38-7
132
26140
no
no
5 mg/kg
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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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220-449-8
2768-02-7
453
26320
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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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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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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202-705-0
98-83-9
187
22210
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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201-291-9
80-56-8
155
23470
no
no
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204-872-5
127-91-3
314
23500
no
no
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617-241-8
81541-12-0
752
39890
yes
no
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264-144-8
63438-80-2
711
42000
yes
yes
30 mg/kg
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1043
yes
no
Only to be used as particles in non-plasticised PVC up to 10 % w/w in contact with all food types at room temperature or below including long- term storage.
When used together with the substance with FCM No 859 and/or the substance with FCM No 998, the restriction of 10 % w/w applies to the sum of those substances.
The diameter of particles shall be > 20 nm, and for at least 95 % by number it shall be > 40 nm.
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859
yes
no
Only to be used as particles in non-plasticised PVC up to 10 % w/w in contact with all food types at room temperature or below including long- term storage.
When used together with the substance with FCM No 998 and/or the substance with FCM No 1043, the restriction of 10 % w/w applies to the sum of those substances.
The diameter of particles shall be > 20 nm, and for at least 95 % by number it shall be > 40 nm.
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998
yes
no
Only to be used as particles in non-plasticised PVC up to 10 % w/w in contact with all food types at room temperature or below including long- term storage.
When used together with the substance with FCM No 859 and/or the substance with FCM No 1043, the restriction of 10 % w/w applies to the sum of those substances.
The diameter of particles shall be > 20 nm, and for at least 95 % by number it shall be > 40 nm.
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855
40560
yes
no
Only to be used in rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 12 % at room temperature or below.
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25101-28-4
856
40563
yes
no
Only to be used in: rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 12 % at room temperature or below; or at up to 40 % w/w in blends of styrene acrylonitrile copolymer (SAN)/poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) repeatuse articles at room temperature or below, and when either in contact only with aqueous, acidic and/or low alcoholic (< 20 %) foodstuffs for less than 1 day, or when in contact only with dry foodstuffs for any duration of time.
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866
40620
yes
no
Only to be used in rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 7 %.
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607-698-1
25322-99-0
865
40619
yes
no
Only to be used in: (a) rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 1 % w/w. (b) polylactic acid (PLA) at a maximum level of 5 % w/w.
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608-050-0
27136-15-8
869
66763
yes
no
Only to be used in rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 3 %.
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40471-03-2
867
40815
yes
no
Only to be used in rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 2 %.
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618-459-6
9010-88-2
868
53245
yes
no
Only to be used in: (a) rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 2 % w/w. (b) polylactic acid (PLA) at a maximum level of 5 % w/w. (c) polyethylene terephthalate (PET) at a maximum level of 5 % w/w.
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1016
yes
no
Only to be used up to: (a) 10 % w/w in non-plasticised PVC; (b) 15 % w/w in non-plasticised PLA.
The final material shall be used at room temperature or below.
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37953-21-2
857
66765
yes
no
Only to be used in rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 2 % at room temperature or below.
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979
79987
yes
no
Only to be used in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) at a maximum level of 5 % w/w.
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201-074-9
77-99-6
141
94960
25600
13380
yes
no
6 mg/kg
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217-420-7
1843-03-4
430
95600
yes
yes
5 mg/kg
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252-816-3
35958-30-6
679
39060
yes
yes
5 mg/kg
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200-866-1
75-37-6
131
48460
yes
no
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271-090-9
68515-48-0
728
75100
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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271-090-9
68515-48-0
728
75100
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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271-091-4
68515-49-1
729
75105
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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271-091-4
68515-49-1
729
75105
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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204-886-1
128-44-9
902
yes
no
The substance shall comply with the specific purity criteria as set out in Commission Regulation (EU) No 231/2012 (OJ L 83, 22.3.2012, p. 1).
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500-311-6
136504-96-6
767
38510
yes
no
5 mg/kg
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