Combined untargeted screenings of substances migrating from emerging food contact materials

Last updated on 5-2-2024 by Salvatore Ciano

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The growing recognition among the general public regarding the environmental issues associated with fossil-based plastics, coupled with the rising demand for sustainability, has triggered the development of alternatives in the Food Contact Materials (FCM) sector. Bio-based and/or bio-degradable polymers, fibrous material (e.g. bagasse) and wood analogues (bamboo, palm leaf, coconut, reed) are examples of substitute materials, and they must comply with Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004. However, specific harmonized legislation is only available for plastic FCM, and the understanding of migrating …

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