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FCM and Articles Regulation, Annex I - Authorised Substances

EU. Union List of Authorized Substances: Annex I, Plastics Food Contact Regulation 10/2011/EU, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2023/1627, OJ L 201, 11 August 2023

This list contains the Union list of authorised monomers, other starting substances, macromolecules obtained from microbial fermentation, additives and polymer production aids. It is taken from Annex I of the Commission Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

Last updated 18 April 2024. Database contains 1080 unique substances/entries.
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100
88320
24490
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no
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106
24550
89040
yes
no
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656
24760
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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247
90960
24820
yes
no
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511
91920
yes
no
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419
92150
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According to the JECFA specifications.
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785
24910
no
no
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269
92350
25090
yes
no
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655
25450
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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266
25510
94320
yes
no
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347
25540
13050
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no
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110
93520
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200-412-2
59-02-9
110
93520
yes
no
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200-405-4
58-95-7
1055
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no
Only to be used as antioxidant in polyolefins.
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191427-79-9
18
34475
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501
34480
yes
no
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244-492-7
21645-51-2
629
34560
yes
no
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430-650-4
151841-65-5
771
34650
yes
no
5 mg/kg
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234-319-3
11097-59-9
592
34690
yes
no
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215-691-6
1344-28-1
418
34720
yes
no
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609-389-7
37293-22-4
598
41600
yes
no
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418-370-0
143925-92-2
768
34850
yes
no
Not to be used for articles in contact with fatty foods for which simulant D1 and/or D2 is laid down.
Only to be used in: (a)polyolefins at 0,1 % (w/w) concentration and in(b)PET at 0,25 % (w/w) concentration.
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231-635-3
7664-41-7
510
12789
35320
yes
no
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235-183-8
12124-97-9
601
35440
yes
no
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215-647-6
1336-21-6
413
35600
yes
no
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215-175-0
1309-64-4
398
35760
yes
no
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208-031-3
506-30-9
345
35840
yes
no
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7771-44-0
518
35845
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200-066-2
50-81-7
101
36000
yes
no
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205-305-4
137-66-6
321
36080
yes
no
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234-231-5
10605-09-1
591
36160
yes
no
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204-669-1
123-99-9
302
12820
no
no
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4196-95-6
479
12970
no
no
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241-234-5
17194-00-2
625
36720
yes
no
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233-020-5
10022-31-8
581
36800
yes
no
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12007-55-5
599
36840
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no
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The wax obtained from the honeycomb of the bee. It consists primarily of myricyl palmitate, cerotic acid and esters and some high-carbon paraffins.
232-383-7
8012-89-3
531
36880
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221-304-1
3061-75-4
458
36960
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204-010-8
112-85-6
272
37040
yes
no
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A colloidal clay. Consists primarily of montmorillonite.
215-108-5
1302-78-9
393
37280
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202-860-4
100-52-7
195
37360
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200-618-2
65-85-0
116
37600
13090
yes
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205-252-7
136-60-7
320
37680
yes
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202-284-3
93-89-0
172
37840
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202-259-7
93-58-3
171
38080
yes
no
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219-020-8
2315-68-6
441
38160
yes
no
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204-337-6
119-61-9
286
38240
yes
yes
0.6 mg/kg
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219-348-1
2421-28-5
1083
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Only to be used at up to 43 % (w/w) as a co-monomer in the production of polyimides for use in contact with foods for which only simulants B and/or D2 are laid down in table 2 of Annex III at temperatures up to 250 °C.
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202-859-9
100-51-6
194
13150
no
no
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207-866-0
498-66-8
341
22550
13180
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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247-952-5
26741-53-7
652
38820
yes
yes
0.6 mg/kg
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421-920-2
154862-43-8
773
38840
yes
yes
5 mg/kg
SML expressed as sum of the substance itself, its oxidised form bis(2,4-dicumylphenyl)pentaerythritol-phosphate and its hydrolysis product (2,4-dicumylphenol).
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ADK STAB PEP-36
410-290-4
80693-00-1
746
38810
yes
yes
5 mg/kg
SML expressed as sum of phosphite and phosphate.
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218-487-5
2162-74-5
438
13303
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Expressed as the sum of bis(2,6-diisopropylphenyl)carbodiimide and its hydrolysis product 2,6-diisopropylaniline
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264-122-8
63397-60-4
710
38700
yes
yes
18 mg/kg
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283-829-2
84731-70-4
1079
yes
no
0.05 mg/kg
Only to be used as an additive in poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at up to 25 % w/w in contact at room temperature or below with foods for which food simulants A or B are assigned in Table 2 of Annex III.
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228-253-4
6200-40-4
493
39200
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1.8 mg/kg
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413-110-2
135861-56-2
766
38879
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no
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217-168-8
1761-71-3
429
13210
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no
0.05 mg/kg
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NC-4
406-176-9
79072-96-1
743
38950
yes
no
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618-128-6
882073-43-0
808
38550
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no
5 mg/kg
SML including the sum of its hydrolysis products.
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69158-41-4
752
39890
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CLEARLITE NU 005; DISORBENE M; GENISET MD; GLC NU 005; MILLAD 3940; NU 005
402-950-5
87826-41-3
752
39890
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no
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614-830-1
68951-50-8
735
40120
yes
no
0.6 mg/kg
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233-139-2
10043-35-3
584
40320
13620
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233-136-6
10043-11-5
583
40400
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203-450-8
106-99-0
223
13630
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no
0.01 mg/kg
1 mg/kg in final product.
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203-448-7
106-97-8
221
40570
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204-646-6
123-72-8
298
14110
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203-532-3
107-92-6
229
14140
no
no
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203-383-4
106-31-0
215
14170
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227-265-7
5743-36-2
489
41040
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no
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233-140-8
10043-52-4
585
41120
yes
no
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215-137-3
1305-62-0
394
41280
yes
no
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215-138-9
1305-78-8
395
41520
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200-945-0
76-22-2
136
41680
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The wax from Euphorbia antisiphylitica or Pedilanthus pavonis, Euphorbiaceae.
232-347-0
8006-44-8
530
41760
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no
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203-313-2
105-60-2
212
41840
14200
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no
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218-336-3
2123-24-2
435
14230
no
no
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207-938-1
502-44-3
342
14260
no
no
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204-677-5
124-07-2
304
14320
41960
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no
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231-153-3
7440-44-0
713
43480
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no
Only for use in PET at maximum 10 mg/kg of polymer.
Same purity requirements as for Vegetable Carbon (E 153) set out by Commission Regulation (EU) No 231/2012 with exception of ash content which can be up to 10 % (w/w).
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215-609-9
1333-86-4
411
42080
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no
Primary particles of 10 - 300 nm which are aggregated to a size of 100 - 1200 nm which may form agglomerates within the size distribution of 300 nm - mm.
Toluene extractables: maximum 0,1 %, determined according to ISO method 6209.
UV absorption of cyclohexane extract at 386 nm: < 0,02 AU for a 1 cm cell or < 0,1 AU for a 5 cm cell, determined according to a generally recognised method of analysis.
Benzo(a)pyrene content: max 0,25 mg/kg carbon black.
Maximum use level of carbon black in the polymer: 2,5 % w/w.
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204-696-9
124-38-9
307
42160
yes
no
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211-128-3
630-08-0
362
14350
no
no
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209-530-9
584-09-8
353
42480
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no
12 mg/kg
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21
42500
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no
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200-870-3
75-44-5
133
23155
14380
no
no
0.01 mg/kg
1 mg/kg in final product.
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618-326-2
9000-11-7
542
42640
yes
no
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The wax derived from Copernicia cerifera, Palmae.
232-399-4
8015-86-9
533
42720
yes
no
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A complex combination produced in mammary tissue from amino acids supplied by the blood. It contains several proteins, phosphorus, and calcium
232-555-1
9000-71-9
548
42800
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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives. It consists primarily of the glycerides of the fatty acid ricinoleic. (Ricinus communis, Euphorbiaceae).
232-293-8
8001-79-4
527
42880
14411
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no
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264-705-7
64147-40-6
712
42960
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no
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22
43200
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no
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232-674-9
9004-34-6
553
43280
14500
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no
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618-381-2
9004-36-8
554
43300
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no
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The product obtained by treating cellulose with caustic soda, reacting this with carbon disulfide, dissolving this in a dilute alkali solution and extruding into an acid to form a continuous viscose tube.
270-493-7
68442-85-3
727
43360
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no
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the purification of ozocerite with sulfuric acid and filtration through bone black to form waxy cakes.
232-290-1
8001-75-0
526
43440
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no
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264-846-4
64365-11-3
713
43480
yes
no
Only for use in PET at maximum 10 mg/kg of polymer.
Same purity requirements as for Vegetable Carbon (E 153) set out by Commission Regulation (EU) No 231/2012 with exception of ash content which can be up to 10 % (w/w).
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43515
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0.9 mg/kg
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