Epoxy derivates contained in food contact materials are provided for in EU Regulation 1895/2005. It applies to plastics, surface coatings and adhesives. It doesn´t apply to containers above 10 000 litres. The use of BFDGE and NOGE is completely prohibited in food contact materials. There is a limits for migration of BADGE (9 mg/kg) and BADGE-HCl (1 mg/kg). Quantities of these substances should be below limits and it have to be proved in the declaration of compliance and supporting documents.
Regulation (EC) 1895/2005 for epoxy derivates
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