FCM and Articles Regulation, Annex II - Restricted Substances

EU. Restricted Substances: Annex II, Plastics Food Contact Regulation 10/2011/EU, as amended by Regulation 2020/1245/EU, 3 September 2020

This list contains the Annex II substances subject to general restrictions for use in plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food. Each listed substance includes specific migration limit that must not be exceeded.

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Last updated 07 May 2021. Database contains 26 unique substances/entries.
Substance Name EC No. CAS No. SML (mg/kg) Notes
0.002 mg/kg
ND Specific Migration Limit (SML): Not Detectable; detection limit assigned in accordance with second subparagraph of Article 11(4)
LOD Specific Migration Limit (SML): Specified Limit of Detection
1a Substance listed in Table 1. Plastic materials and articles shall not release the substances in Table 1 in quantities exceeding the specific migration limits expressed in mg/kg food or simulant specified in column (3), and subject to the remarks in Column (4).
1b Substances listed in Table 1 shall only be used in accordance with the compositional requirements set out in Chapter II. If Chapter II does not provide a basis for the authorised use of such a substance, that substance may only be present as an impurity subject to the restrictions specified in Table 1.

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