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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 17 June 2021. Database contains 1072 unique substances/entries.
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203-027-8
102-39-6
202
23070
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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617-241-8
81541-12-0
752
39890
yes
no
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264-144-8
63438-80-2
711
42000
yes
yes
30 mg/kg
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-
1043
yes
no
Only to be used as particles in non-plasticised PVC up to 10 % w/w in contact with all food types at room temperature or below including long- term storage.
When used together with the substance with FCM No 859 and/or the substance with FCM No 998, the restriction of 10 % w/w applies to the sum of those substances.
The diameter of particles shall be > 20 nm, and for at least 95 % by number it shall be > 40 nm.
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859
yes
no
Only to be used as particles in non-plasticised PVC up to 10 % w/w in contact with all food types at room temperature or below including long- term storage.
When used together with the substance with FCM No 998 and/or the substance with FCM No 1043, the restriction of 10 % w/w applies to the sum of those substances.
The diameter of particles shall be > 20 nm, and for at least 95 % by number it shall be > 40 nm.
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998
yes
no
Only to be used as particles in non-plasticised PVC up to 10 % w/w in contact with all food types at room temperature or below including long- term storage.
When used together with the substance with FCM No 859 and/or the substance with FCM No 1043, the restriction of 10 % w/w applies to the sum of those substances.
The diameter of particles shall be > 20 nm, and for at least 95 % by number it shall be > 40 nm.
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-
855
40560
yes
no
Only to be used in rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 12 % at room temperature or below.
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25101-28-4
856
40563
yes
no
Only to be used in: rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 12 % at room temperature or below; or at up to 40 % w/w in blends of styrene acrylonitrile copolymer (SAN)/poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) repeatuse articles at room temperature or below, and when either in contact only with aqueous, acidic and/or low alcoholic (< 20 %) foodstuffs for less than 1 day, or when in contact only with dry foodstuffs for any duration of time.
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-
866
40620
yes
no
Only to be used in rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 7 %.
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607-698-1
25322-99-0
865
40619
yes
no
Only to be used in: (a) rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 1 % w/w. (b) polylactic acid (PLA) at a maximum level of 5 % w/w.
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608-050-0
27136-15-8
869
66763
yes
no
Only to be used in rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 3 %.
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40471-03-2
867
40815
yes
no
Only to be used in rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 2 %.
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618-459-6
9010-88-2
868
53245
yes
no
Only to be used in: (a) rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 2 % w/w. (b) polylactic acid (PLA) at a maximum level of 5 % w/w. (c) polyethylene terephthalate (PET) at a maximum level of 5 % w/w.
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-
1016
yes
no
Only to be used up to: (a) 10 % w/w in non-plasticised PVC; (b) 15 % w/w in non-plasticised PLA.
The final material shall be used at room temperature or below.
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37953-21-2
857
66765
yes
no
Only to be used in rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 2 % at room temperature or below.
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243-053-7
19430-93-4
973
22931
no
no
Only to be used as a co-monomer up to 0,1 % w/w in the polymerisation of fluoropolymers, sintered at high temperatures.
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-
979
79987
yes
no
Only to be used in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) at a maximum level of 5 % w/w.
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201-074-9
77-99-6
141
13380
25600
94960
yes
no
6 mg/kg
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221-950-4
3290-92-4
463
25840
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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405-800-7
27955-94-8
662
25927
no
no
0.005 mg/kg
Only to be used in polycarbonates.
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217-420-7
1843-03-4
430
95600
yes
yes
5 mg/kg
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252-816-3
35958-30-6
679
39060
yes
yes
5 mg/kg
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200-866-1
75-37-6
131
48460
yes
no
Details
211-471-9
646-25-3
863
15260
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Only to be used as a co-monomer for manufacturing polyamide articles for repeated use in contact with aqueous, acidic and dairy foodstuffs at room temperature or for short term contact up to 150 °C.
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23985-75-3
1066
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Only to be used as a co-monomer in the manufacture of a polyester non-food contact layer in a plastic multilayer material, which is to be used only in contact with foods for which food simulants A, B, C and/or D1 are assigned in Table 2 of Annex III.
The specific migration limit in column 8 refers to the sum of the substance and of its dimers (cyclic and open chain).
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271-090-9
68515-48-0
728
75100
yes
no
Only to be used as: (a)plasticiser in repeated use materials and articles;(b)plasticiser in single-use materials and articles contacting non-fatty foods except for infant formulae and follow-on formulae as defined by Directive 2006/141/EC or processed cereal-based foods and baby foods for infants and young children as defined by Directive 2006/125/EC;(c)technical support agent in concentrations up to 0,1 % in the final product.
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271-090-9
68515-48-0
728
75100
yes
no
Only to be used as: (a)plasticiser in repeated use materials and articles;(b)plasticiser in single-use materials and articles contacting non-fatty foods except for infant formulae and follow-on formulae as defined by Directive 2006/141/EC or processed cereal-based foods and baby foods for infants and young children as defined by Directive 2006/125/EC;(c)technical support agent in concentrations up to 0,1 % in the final product.
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271-091-4
68515-49-1
729
75105
yes
no
Only to be used as: (a)plasticiser in repeated use materials and articles;(b)plasticiser in single-use materials and articles contacting non-fatty foods except for infant formulae and follow-on formulae as defined by Directive 2006/141/EC or processed cereal-based foods and baby foods for infants and young children as defined by Directive 2006/125/EC;(c)technical support agent in concentrations up to 0,1 % in the final product.
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271-091-4
68515-49-1
729
75105
yes
no
Only to be used as: (a)plasticiser in repeated use materials and articles;(b)plasticiser in single-use materials and articles contacting non-fatty foods except for infant formulae and follow-on formulae as defined by Directive 2006/141/EC or processed cereal-based foods and baby foods for infants and young children as defined by Directive 2006/125/EC;(c)technical support agent in concentrations up to 0,1 % in the final product.
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204-886-1
128-44-9
902
yes
no
The substance shall comply with the specific purity criteria as set out in Commission Regulation (EU) No 231/2012 (OJ L 83, 22.3.2012, p. 1).
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500-311-6
136504-96-6
767
38510
yes
no
5 mg/kg
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431-890-2
166412-78-8
775
45705
yes
no
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204-427-5
120-80-9
289
15880
24051
no
no
6 mg/kg
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200-338-0
57-55-6
109
23740
81840
yes
no
Details
618-414-0
9005-37-2
567
82080
yes
no
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245-217-3
22788-19-8
630
82240
yes
no
Details
203-315-3
105-62-4
213
82400
yes
no
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251-581-4
33587-20-1
677
82560
yes
no
Details
228-229-3
6182-11-2
491
82720
yes
no
Details
248-315-4
27194-74-7
659
82800
yes
no
Details
215-549-3
1330-80-9
408
82960
yes
no
Details
249-369-1
29013-28-3
665
83120
yes
no
Details
215-354-3
1323-39-3
406
83300
yes
no
Details
224-594-8
4422-95-1
481
13060
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
SML expressed as 1,3,5-benzenetricarboxylic acid.
Details
216-971-0
1709-70-2
428
95200
yes
no
Details
616-108-1
745070-61-5
784
95420
yes
no
5 mg/kg
Details
248-597-9
27676-62-6
661
95360
yes
yes
5 mg/kg
Details
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227099-60-7
781
95265
yes
no
0.05 mg/kg
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254-996-9
40601-76-1
689
95280
yes
yes
6 mg/kg
Details
216-032-5
1477-55-0
421
13000
no
no
Details
203-028-3
102-40-9
203
13323
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Details
222-852-4
3634-83-1
988
no
no
SML(T) applies to the migration of its hydrolysis product, 1,3- benzenedimethanamine.
To be used only as co-monomer in the manufacture of a middle layer coating on a poly(ethylene terephthalate) polymer film in a multilayer film.
Details
203-529-7
107-88-0
228
13690
no
no
Details
203-585-2
108-46-3
237
15910
24072
no
no
2.4 mg/kg
Details
211-463-5
646-06-0
363
16450
no
no
5 mg/kg
Details
203-584-7
108-45-2
236
23050
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
Details
207-997-3
504-63-2
343
23770
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Details
203-268-9
105-08-8
210
14880
13390
no
no
Details
203-786-5
110-63-4
254
40580
13720
yes
no
Details
219-371-7
2425-79-8
442
13780
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
Residual content = 1 mg/kg in final product expressed as epoxygroup.
Molecular weight is 43 Da.
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208-015-6
505-65-7
344
13810
21821
no
no
Details
208-015-6
505-65-7
344
13810
21821
no
no
Details
208-015-6
505-65-7
344
13810
21821
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Details
214-068-6
1076-97-7
806
14876
no
no
5 mg/kg
Only to be used for manufacture of polyesters.
Details
203-782-3
110-60-1
253
15250
no
no
Details
203-400-5
106-46-7
217
15565
no
no
12 mg/kg
Details
204-617-8
123-31-9
295
48620
15940
18867
yes
no
0.6 mg/kg
Details
211-492-3
652-67-5
364
15404
no
no
5 mg/kg
Only to be used as: (a) a co-monomer in poly (ethylene-co-isosorbide terephthalate); (b) a co-monomer at levels of up to 40 mole % of the diol component in combination with ethylene glycol and/or 1,4-bis(hydroxymethyl)cyclohexane, for the production of polyesters. Polyesters made using dianhydrosorbitol together with 1,4-bis(hydroxymethyl)cyclohexane shall not be used in contact with foods containing more than 15 % alcohol.
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221-641-4
3173-72-6
461
22420
no
no
1 mg/kg in final product expressed as isocyanate moiety.
Details
245-442-7
23128-74-7
631
59120
yes
yes
45 mg/kg
Details
252-346-9
35074-77-2
678
59200
yes
yes
6 mg/kg
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617-335-9
82451-48-7
790
80480
yes
no
5 mg/kg
Average molecular weight not less than 2400 Da.
Residual content of morpholine ≤ 30 mg/kg, of N,N'-bis(2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidin-4-yl)hexane-1,6-diamine < 15000 mg/kg, and of 2,4-dichloro-6-morpholino-1,3,5-triazine ≤ 20 mg/kg.
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211-074-0
629-11-8
361
18700
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Details
223-054-9
3710-30-3
1034
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Only to be used as a crosslinking co-monomer in the manufacture of polyolefins for contact with any type of foods for long term storage at room temperature, including when packaged under hot-fill conditions.
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216-711-6
1647-16-1
424
15070
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Details
613-797-0
65447-77-0
716
60800
yes
no
30 mg/kg
Details
223-805-0
4080-31-3
474
43600
yes
no
0.3 mg/kg
Details
220-666-8
2855-13-2
454
12670
no
no
6 mg/kg
Details
200-751-6
71-36-3
123
13840
no
no
Details
203-449-2
106-98-9
222
13870
no
no
Details
203-956-9
112-30-1
267
15100
no
no
Details
212-819-2
872-05-9
375
15130
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Details
203-968-4
112-41-4
268
16704
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Details
253-149-0
36653-82-4
681
18310
no
no
Details
209-753-1
592-41-6
356
18820
no
no
3 mg/kg
Details
223-861-6
4098-71-9
475
19110
no
no
1 mg/kg in final product expressed as isocyanate moiety.
Details
205-583-7
143-08-8
331
22480
no
no
Details
203-917-6
111-87-5
265
22600
no
no
Details
203-893-7
111-66-0
264
22660
no
no
15 mg/kg
Details
200-752-1
71-41-0
124
22870
no
no
Details
203-694-5
109-67-1
245
22900
no
no
5 mg/kg
Details
200-746-9
71-23-8
122
23800
no
no
Details
214-306-9
1120-36-1
388
25080
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Details
214-012-0
1072-63-5
387
26155
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Details
219-417-6
2432-99-7
443
12788
no
no
5 mg/kg
Details
211-754-7
693-57-2
369
12761
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Details
203-366-1
106-14-9
214
61840
yes
no
Details
279-459-6
80410-33-9
745
68145
yes
yes
5 mg/kg
SML expressed as sum of phosphite and phosphate.
Details
418-280-1
18600-59-4
796
72141
yes
yes
0.05 mg/kg
SML including the sum of its hydrolysis products.
Details
205-026-8
131-53-3
317
48880
yes
yes
Details

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