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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 27 juli 2021. Database contains 1072 unique substances/entries.
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210-478-4
616-38-6
1067
no
no
Only to be used: a) with 1,6-hexanediol in the manufacture of polycarbonate pre-polymers that are used at up to 30 % to manufacture thermoplastic polyurethanes with 4,4'-methylenediphenyldiisocyanate and diols, such as polypropylene glycol and 1,4-butanediol. The resulting material shall only be applied in repeated use articles intended to come into short-term contact (≤ 30 min at room temperature) with food for which simulants A and/or B are assigned in Table 2 of Annex III; or b) for the production of other polycarbonates and/or under other conditions provided that the migration of dimethyl carbonate does not exceed 0,05 mg/kg food and that the migration of all polycarbonate oligomers with a molecular weight below 1 000 Da together does not exceed 0,05 mg/kg food.
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287916-86-3
871
yes
no
Only to be used in polyolefins at levels of up to 20 weight %. These polyolefins shall only be used in contact with foods for which Table 2 of Annex III assigns food simulant E, at ambient temperature or below, and when migration of the total oligomeric fraction of less than 1 000 Da does not exceed 50 µg/kg food.
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210-826-5
624-03-3
1048
yes
no
Only to be used when produced from a fatty acid precursor that is obtained from edible fats or oils.
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607-457-0
24937-78-8
969
yes
no
Only to be used as a polymeric additive up to 2 % w/w in polyolefins.
The migration of low molecular weight oligomeric fraction below 1 000 Da shall not exceed 5 mg/kg food.
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1053
yes
no
Only to be used when produced from a fatty acid precursor that is obtained from edible fats or oils.
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221-800-8
3238-40-2
1031
no
no
5 mg/kg
Only to be used as a monomer in the production of polyethylene furanoate.
The migration of the oligomeric fraction of less than 1 000 Da shall not exceed 50 µg/kg food (expressed as furan-2,5-dicarboxylic acid).
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1060
yes
no
Only to be used at room temperature or below in contact with foods for which Table 2 of Annex III assigns food simulant E.
The seed hulls shall be obtained from sunflower seeds that are fit for human consumption.
The processing temperature of the plastic containing the additive shall not exceed 240 °C.
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200-857-2
75-28-5
1069
yes
no
Only to be used as a blowing agent.
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1062
no
no
Only to be used for the production of recycled PET and at up to 0,12 % (w/w).
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288-287-0
85711-28-0
1065
yes
no
5 mg/kg
Only to be used in the manufacture of articles made of polyolefins, and which do not come into contact with foods for which food simulant D2 is assigned in Table 2 of Annex III.
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1030
yes
no
0.05 mg/kg
Only to be used up to 12 % (w/w) in polyolefins in contact with dry foods to which simulant E is assigned in table 2 of Annex III at room temperature or below.
The sum of the specific migration of 1-chlorohexadecane and 1-chlorooctadecane shall not exceed 0,05 mg/kg food.
Can contain platelets in the nanoform that are only in one dimension thinner than 100 nm. Such platelets shall be oriented parallel to the polymer surface and shall be fully embedded in the polymer.
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1075
yes
no
Only to be used as additive at up to 4.0 % w/w in polylactic acid plastics intended for long-term storage of water at ambient temperature or below. Can form platelets in the nanoform that are in one or two dimensions thinner than 100 nm. Such platelets shall be oriented parallel to the polymer surface and shall be fully embedded in the polymer.
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419-710-0
42774-15-2
1051
yes
no
5 mg/kg
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682-238-0
1190931-27-1
1045
yes
no
Only to be used as a polymer production aid during the manufacture of fluoropolymers under high temperature conditions of at least 370 °C.
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843-672-8
1227937-46-3
1076
yes
no
0.05 mg/kg
Only to be used as an additive at up to 0.2 % w/w in high impact polystyrene materials and articles intended contact with food at room temperature and below, including hot-fill and/or heating up to 100 ° C for up to 2 hours. It shall not be used in contact with foods for which simulant C and/or D1 is assigned in Annex III.
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147398-31-0
1059
no
no
Only to be used either alone or blended with other polymers in contact with all foods under contact conditions of up to 6 months and/or 6 months and more, at room temperature or below, including hot fill or a short heating up phase.
The migration of all oligomers with a molecular weight below 1 000 Da shall not exceed 5,0 mg/kg food.
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607-759-2
25618-55-7
1017
yes
no
To be processed under conditions preventing the decomposition of the substance and up to a maximum temperature of 275 °C.
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1077
yes
no
Only to be used at up to 25.0 % w/w, including in the nanoform.
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257-757-7
7695-91-2
1055
yes
no
Only to be used as antioxidant in polyolefins.
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254-413-8
39318-18-8
1064
yes
no
0.05 mg/kg
Stoichiometry: WOn, n = 2,72-2,90.
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215-222-5
1314-13-2
1046
yes
no
Only to be used in unplasticised polymers.
The restrictions and specifications specified for FCM substance No 788 shall be respected.
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215-222-5
1314-13-2
1050
yes
no
Only to be used in unplasticised polymers.
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