Investigation of migrating substances from textile used as food contact material

Last updated on 9-4-2021 by Jill Alexandre

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With the polarized debate about paper and board packaging materials, food contact materials (FCM) made from fabrics/textiles has gain importance on the market. This trend is expected to rise with the prohibition of the Walloon and Brussels-Capital Region for single use plastic bags. In this context, the aim of the research was to evaluate the safety of these “new” food fabrics. A simple ultra-sound assisted extraction of substances from the fabrics was done with acetonitrile to avoid any compound losses. Both a GC-MS full scan screening method and targeted quantitative assays were used to …

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