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FCM and Articles Regulation, Annex I - Authorised Substances

Also referred to as the Plastics Implementation Measure (PIM), this Regulation provides the Union List of monomers and other substances authorized in the manufacture of food contact plastics.

Last updated 13 October 2020. Database contains 1066 unique substances/entries.
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203-027-8
102-39-6
202
23070
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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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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221-950-4
3290-92-4
463
25840
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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405-800-7
27955-94-8
662
25927
no
no
0.005 mg/kg
Only to be used in polycarbonates.
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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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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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204-427-5
120-80-9
289
15880
24051
no
no
6 mg/kg
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224-594-8
4422-95-1
481
13060
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
SML expressed as 1,3,5-benzenetricarboxylic acid.
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216-032-5
1477-55-0
421
13000
no
no
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203-028-3
102-40-9
203
13323
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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222-852-4
3634-83-1
988
no
no
SML(T) applies to the migration of its hydrolysis product, 1,3- benzenedimethanamine.
To be used only as co-monomer in the manufacture of a middle layer coating on a poly(ethylene terephthalate) polymer film in a multilayer film.
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203-529-7
107-88-0
228
13690
no
no
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203-585-2
108-46-3
237
15910
24072
no
no
2.4 mg/kg
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211-463-5
646-06-0
363
16450
no
no
5 mg/kg
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203-584-7
108-45-2
236
23050
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
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207-997-3
504-63-2
343
23770
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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203-268-9
105-08-8
210
13390
14880
no
no
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219-371-7
2425-79-8
442
13780
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
Residual content = 1 mg/kg in final product expressed as epoxygroup.
Molecular weight is 43 Da.
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208-015-6
505-65-7
344
13810
21821
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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208-015-6
505-65-7
344
13810
21821
no
no
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208-015-6
505-65-7
344
13810
21821
no
no
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214-068-6
1076-97-7
806
14876
no
no
5 mg/kg
Only to be used for manufacture of polyesters.
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203-782-3
110-60-1
253
15250
no
no
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203-400-5
106-46-7
217
15565
no
no
12 mg/kg
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211-492-3
652-67-5
364
15404
no
no
5 mg/kg
Only to be used as: (a) a co-monomer in poly (ethylene-co-isosorbide terephthalate); (b) a co-monomer at levels of up to 40 mole % of the diol component in combination with ethylene glycol and/or 1,4-bis(hydroxymethyl)cyclohexane, for the production of polyesters. Polyesters made using dianhydrosorbitol together with 1,4-bis(hydroxymethyl)cyclohexane shall not be used in contact with foods containing more than 15 % alcohol.
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221-641-4
3173-72-6
461
22420
no
no
1 mg/kg in final product expressed as isocyanate moiety.
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211-074-0
629-11-8
361
18700
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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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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216-711-6
1647-16-1
424
15070
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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220-666-8
2855-13-2
454
12670
no
no
6 mg/kg
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200-751-6
71-36-3
123
13840
no
no
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203-449-2
106-98-9
222
13870
no
no
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203-956-9
112-30-1
267
15100
no
no
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212-819-2
872-05-9
375
15130
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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203-968-4
112-41-4
268
16704
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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253-149-0
36653-82-4
681
18310
no
no
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209-753-1
592-41-6
356
18820
no
no
3 mg/kg
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223-861-6
4098-71-9
475
19110
no
no
1 mg/kg in final product expressed as isocyanate moiety.
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205-583-7
143-08-8
331
22480
no
no
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203-917-6
111-87-5
265
22600
no
no
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203-893-7
111-66-0
264
22660
no
no
15 mg/kg
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200-752-1
71-41-0
124
22870
no
no
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203-694-5
109-67-1
245
22900
no
no
5 mg/kg
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200-746-9
71-23-8
122
23800
no
no
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214-306-9
1120-36-1
388
25080
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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214-012-0
1072-63-5
387
26155
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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219-417-6
2432-99-7
443
12788
no
no
5 mg/kg
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211-754-7
693-57-2
369
12761
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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221-140-0
3010-96-6
881
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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Bisphenol A; BPA
201-245-8
80-05-7
151
13607
13480
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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