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Inertness criteria to be met

 

- Substances used to produce the material authorised by the positive lists (monomers, additives, polymer production aids, macromolecules obtained from microbial fermentation)
- Global migration less than 10 mg/dm²
Specific migrations less than the Specific Migration Limit

Basic texts

 Commission regulation (EU) No 10/2011 of 14 January 2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food (amendment : Implementation Regulation (UE) n°321/2011 of 1st April 2011, Regulation (UE) n°1282/2011 of 28 th November 2012)

 Information notice n°2004-64 of 06/05/2004 on materials in contact with foodstuffs

 Plastics sheet

 Composites sheet

 Commission regulation (EC) n°282/2008 of 27 March 2008,on recycled plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with foods and amending
Regulation (EC) No 2023/2006

 Commission regulation (EU) N° 284/2011 of 22 March 2011 laying down specific conditions and detailed procedures for the import of polyamide and melamine plastic kitchenware originating in or consigned from the People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China


Rules on the material testing (During the transition periods provided for in Regulation No. 10/2011)

 Directive 82/711/EEC of 18/10/1982 consolided, laying down the basic rules necessary to testing migration of constituents of plastic material and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs (amendment: directive n°93/8/EC and directive n°97/48/EC)

 Council directive 85/572/EEC of 19/12/1985 laying down the list of simulants to be used for testing migration of constituents of plastic material and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs   


Texts on epoxies (BADGE, BFDGE, NOGE)

 Commission regulation (CE) n°1895/2005 of 18/11/2005 on the restriction of use of certain epoxy derivatives in materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs


Others documents

 Synoptic document


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