EFSA guidance on technical requirements for regulated food and feed product applications to establish the presence of small particles including nanoparticles

Last updated on 20-1-2021 by Jill Alexandre

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Following a mandate from the European Commission, the European Food Safety Authority has developed a Guidance on Technical Requirements (Guidance on Particle-TR), setting out information requirements for applications in the regulated food and feed product areas, and establishing criteria for assessing the presence of a fraction of small particles. These requirements apply to particles requiring specific assessment at the nanoscale in conventional materials that do not meet the definition of engineered nanomaterial as set out in the Novel Food Regulation (EU) 2015/2283. The guidance outlines…

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