regen-cellulose-film-subs

Food Contact Regenerated Cellulose Directive - Authorised Substances

This list contains the substances and substance groups authorised 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.

Formic acid

EC / List no: 200-579-1 CAS no: 64-18-6
Restrictions Qualifier(s)
In the uncoated regenerated cellulose film
Maximum Thres(T)
1 % w/w
QM
2 mg/dm2
Expressed as (1)
As the sum of all Additives other than Softeners
Expressed as (3)
As the sum of Formic acid and its NH4, Ca, Mg, K and Na salts
Denominations Application Name
Uncoated regenerated cellulose film
Function
Additives other than Softeners: First Class
Part 1
Yes
Notes
3 The total quantity of the substances listed in Additives other than Softeners shall not be more than 1 % (w/w), calculated in relation to the quantity of anhydrous uncoated regenerated cellulose film.

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