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Inertness criteria to be met

For materials in contact with dried and oil-free foodstuffs

 

- No transfer of biocide agents
- No deterioration of sensory properties
- Pentachlorophenol (< 0,1 mg/kg of material)
- Polychlorinated biphenyls (< 2 mg/kg of material)
- Specific migrations of the adjuvants which are below the limits:

- Formaldehyde (< 1 mg/dm² of material)
- Glyoxal (< 1,5 mg/dm²)
- Fluorine (absence of material processing)

 

 For materials in contact with wet and/or fat foodstuffs

 

 

- No transfer of biocide agents
- No deterioration of sensory properties
- Pentachlorophenol (< 0,1 mg/kg of material)
- Polychlorinated biphenyls (< 2 mg/kg of material)
- Specific migrations of the adjuvants which are below the limits:

- Formaldehyde (< 1 mg/dm² of material)
- Glyoxal (< 1,5 mg/dm² of material)
- Fluorine (absence of material processing)
- Coloring agents (absence of migration, that is to say level 5 according to EN646)
- Brighteners (absence of migration)

- Water-extractable heavy metals content below the limits:

- Lead (< 3 mg/kg of material)
- Cadmium (< 0,5 mg/kg of material)
- Mercury (< 0,3 mg/kg of material)
- Chromium (< 0,25 mg/kg of material)

- Hot water extract (< 10 mg/dm² or 10 mg/g of material) for hot filtration materials

 

 

Applicable texts

Order of 28/06/1912 modified relating to colouring, conservation and packaging of foodstuffs and drinks  Circular n°170 of 02/04/1955 on food-wrap papers CSHPF notification on materials in contact with foodstuffs Papers and boards sheet Composites sheet  Information notice n°2006-156 of 20/07/2006 on material in contact with foodstuffs- coated papers and cardboard


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