Food Contact Material Testing for Party Item (EU)
SGS ensures that items that will come into contact with food had fully complied with respective foodgrade regulations and standards.
In EU, plastic food contact materials need to comply with the requirements in Regulation (EU) No 10/2011. Other materials like paper will also be tested for compliance against certain EU recommendations including Council of Europe Resolution APs.
Some common requirements are:
|Material||Test Parameter||Regulation/ Standards||LIMIT|
Regulation (EU) No 10/2011
|10 mg/dm2 or 60 mg/kg|
|Specific migration of heavy metals*|
1 mg/kg (Barium)
|Aluminium||Extractable heavy metals||Council of Europe Resolution AP (2002) 1||0.002 mg/dm2 (Cadmium)|
0.003 mg/dm2 (Lead)
0.002 mg/dm2 (Mercury)
|Pentachlorophenol (PCP) content||0.15 mg/kg|
|Migration of fluorescent whitening agents||No migration|
|Migration of colorants||No migration|
For further information, please contact:
Mr. Kenji NG
t: + 852 2334 4481 ext. 1209
Mr. Ronald TSE
t: +852 2334 4481 ext. 1813
Mr. Toby LEE
t: +852 2334 4481 ext. 1805
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