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FCM and Articles Regulation, Annex I - Authorised Substances

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.

carbon

ecnumber: 231-153-3 casnumber: 7440-44-0
FCM No
713
Ref No.
43480
Additive or PPA
yes
Use as monomer/macromolecule
no
FRF applicable
no
Restriction(s)
Only for use in PET at maximum 10 mg/kg of polymer.

Same purity requirements as for Vegetable Carbon (E 153) set out by Commission Regulation (EU) No 231/2012 with exception of ash content which can be up to 10 % (w/w).

Group name
charcoal, activated