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Food Contact Regenerated Cellulose Directive - Authorised Substances

This list contains the substances and substance groups authorized by the EU in the manufacture of regenerated cellulose film intended to come into contact with foodstuffs. Representing Annex II of Directive 2007/42/EC, the list is divided into first and second parts, for uncoated and coated regenerated cellulose film, respectively. For some entries, the list includes functional classes, maximum and minimum limit values, and other restrictions.

Bis (2-hydroxyethyl) ether

EC / List no: 203-872-2 CAS no: 111-46-6
Restrictions Restriction(s)
Only for films intended to be coated and then used for foodstuffs which are not moist, namely which do not contain water which is physically free at the surface.
Qualifier(s)
In the uncoated regenerated cellulose film, inclusive of the coating on the side in contact with foodstuffs
Maximum Thres(T)
27 % w/w
SML(T)
30 mg/kg of the foodstuff
QM(T)
6 mg/dm2
Expressed as (1)
As the sum of all Additives: Softeners
Expressed as (2)
As the sum of Bis (2-hydroxyethyl) ether and Ethanediol
Expressed as (4)
As the sum of all Coating: Other additives (specific and not specific for coating)
Denominations Application Name
Coated regenerated cellulose film
Function
Additives: Softeners

Coating: Other additives not specific for coating - Softeners

Part 2
Yes
Notes
1 The total quantity of the Sofeners substances shall not be more than 27 % (w/w), calculated in relation to the quantity of anhydrous uncoated regenerated cellulose film.

2 SML(T) means that the restriction shall not be exceeded by the sum of the migration of the following substances: bis(2-hydroxyethyl)ether and ethanediol.

10 The total quantity of Coating: Other additives (specific and not specific for coating) may not exceed 6 mg/dm2 in the uncoated regenerated cellulose film, inclusive of the coating on the side in contact with foodstuffs.


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