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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 02 March 2021. Database contains 1072 unique substances/entries.
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271-867-2
68610-51-5
732
45450
yes
yes
5 mg/kg
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25
45440
yes
no
12 mg/kg
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-
24
45280
yes
no
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215-625-6
1335-23-5
412
45200
yes
no
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235-285-2
12158-74-6
972
45197
yes
no
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232-131-6
7787-70-4
523
45195
yes
no
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234-334-5
11104-61-3
593
44960
yes
no
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201-070-7
77-93-0
140
44640
yes
no
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201-069-1
77-92-9
139
44160
14680
yes
no
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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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223-805-0
4080-31-3
474
43600
yes
no
0.3 mg/kg
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23
43515
yes
no
0.9 mg/kg
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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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231-153-3
7440-44-0
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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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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The product obtained by treating cellulose with caustic soda, reacting this with carbon disulfide, dissolving this in a dilute alkali solution and extruding into an acid to form a continuous viscose tube.
270-493-7
68442-85-3
727
43360
yes
no
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618-381-2
9004-36-8
554
43300
yes
no
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22
43200
yes
no
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264-705-7
64147-40-6
712
42960
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 produced in mammary tissue from amino acids supplied by the blood. It contains several proteins, phosphorus, and calcium
232-555-1
9000-71-9
548
42800
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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618-326-2
9000-11-7
542
42640
yes
no
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21
42500
yes
no
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209-530-9
584-09-8
353
42480
yes
no
12 mg/kg
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204-696-9
124-38-9
307
42160
yes
no
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215-609-9
1333-86-4
411
42080
yes
no
Primary particles of 10 - 300 nm which are aggregated to a size of 100 - 1200 nm which may form agglomerates within the size distribution of 300 nm - mm.
Toluene extractables: maximum 0,1 %, determined according to ISO method 6209.
UV absorption of cyclohexane extract at 386 nm: < 0,02 AU for a 1 cm cell or < 0,1 AU for a 5 cm cell, determined according to a generally recognised method of analysis.
Benzo(a)pyrene content: max 0,25 mg/kg carbon black.
Maximum use level of carbon black in the polymer: 2,5 % w/w.
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264-144-8
63438-80-2
711
42000
yes
yes
30 mg/kg
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-
304
41960
14320
yes
no
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203-313-2
105-60-2
212
41840
14200
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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200-945-0
76-22-2
136
41680
yes
no
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234-448-5
12004-14-7
598
41600
yes
no
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609-389-7
37293-22-4
598
41600
yes
no
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215-138-9
1305-78-8
395
41520
yes
no
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215-137-3
1305-62-0
394
41280
yes
no
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233-140-8
10043-52-4
585
41120
yes
no
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227-265-7
5743-36-2
489
41040
yes
no
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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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235-841-4
13003-12-8
608
40800
yes
yes
6 mg/kg
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246-563-8
25013-16-5
635
40720
yes
no
30 mg/kg
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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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203-786-5
110-63-4
254
40580
13720
yes
no
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203-448-7
106-97-8
221
40570
yes
no
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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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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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233-136-6
10043-11-5
583
40400
yes
no
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233-139-2
10043-35-3
584
40320
13620
yes
no
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61269-61-2
701
40160
yes
no
2.4 mg/kg
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