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.

Restrictions Restriction(s)
Free formaldehyde content not greater than 0,5 mg/dm2 of the uncoated film.
Qualifier(s)
In the uncoated regenerated cellulose film, inclusive of the coating on the side in contact with foodstuffs
Maximum Thres(T)
1 % w/w
QM(T)
1 mg/dm2
QM(T)2
6 mg/dm2
Expressed as (1)
As the sum of all Additives other than Softeners
Expressed as (4)
As the sum of all Additives other than Softeners: Third Class (Anchoring agent)
Expressed as (5)
As the sum of all Coating: Other additives (specific and not specific for coating)
Denominations Application Name
Coated regenerated cellulose film
Function
Additives other than Softeners: Third Class (Anchoring agent)

Coating: Other additives not specific for coating other than Softeners - Third Class (Anchoring agent)

Part 2
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.

5 The total quantity of the substances listed in Additives other than Softeners: Third Class (Anchoring agent) may not exceed 1 mg/dm2 in the uncoated film (for the Uncoated regenerated cellulose film) inclusive of the coating on the side in contact with foodstuffs (for the Coated regenerated cellulose film).

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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