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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 17 April 2024. Database contains 1080 unique substances/entries.
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203-027-8
102-39-6
202
23070
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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617-241-8
81541-12-0
752
39890
yes
no
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264-144-8
63438-80-2
711
42000
yes
yes
30 mg/kg
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1043
yes
no
Only to be used as particles in non-plasticised PVC up to 10 % w/w in contact with all food types at room temperature or below including long- term storage.
When used together with the substance with FCM No 859 and/or the substance with FCM No 998, the restriction of 10 % w/w applies to the sum of those substances.
The diameter of particles shall be > 20 nm, and for at least 95 % by number it shall be > 40 nm.
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859
yes
no
Only to be used as particles in non-plasticised PVC up to 10 % w/w in contact with all food types at room temperature or below including long- term storage.
When used together with the substance with FCM No 998 and/or the substance with FCM No 1043, the restriction of 10 % w/w applies to the sum of those substances.
The diameter of particles shall be > 20 nm, and for at least 95 % by number it shall be > 40 nm.
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998
yes
no
Only to be used as particles in non-plasticised PVC up to 10 % w/w in contact with all food types at room temperature or below including long- term storage.
When used together with the substance with FCM No 859 and/or the substance with FCM No 1043, the restriction of 10 % w/w applies to the sum of those substances.
The diameter of particles shall be > 20 nm, and for at least 95 % by number it shall be > 40 nm.
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-
855
40560
yes
no
Only to be used in rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 12 % at room temperature or below.
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-
866
40620
yes
no
Only to be used in rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 7 %.
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607-698-1
25322-99-0
865
40619
yes
no
Only to be used in: (a) rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 1 % w/w. (b) polylactic acid (PLA) at a maximum level of 5 % w/w.
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608-050-0
27136-15-8
869
66763
yes
no
Only to be used in rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 3 %.
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40471-03-2
867
40815
yes
no
Only to be used in rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 2 %.
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618-459-6
9010-88-2
868
53245
yes
no
Only to be used in: (a) rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 2 % w/w. (b) polylactic acid (PLA) at a maximum level of 5 % w/w. (c) polyethylene terephthalate (PET) at a maximum level of 5 % w/w.
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1016
yes
no
Only to be used up to: (a) 10 % w/w in non-plasticised PVC; (b) 15 % w/w in non-plasticised PLA.
The final material shall be used at room temperature or below.
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37953-21-2
857
66765
yes
no
Only to be used in rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at a maximum level of 2 % at room temperature or below.
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243-053-7
19430-93-4
973
22931
no
no
Only to be used as a co-monomer up to 0,1 % w/w in the polymerisation of fluoropolymers, sintered at high temperatures.
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979
79987
yes
no
Only to be used in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) at a maximum level of 5 % w/w.
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480-340-8
156157-97-0
1080
yes
no
Only to be used in rigid poly (vinyl chloride) in contact with foods included in the food category with reference number 01.01.A in table 2 of Annex III.
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480-340-8
156157-97-0
1080
yes
no
Only to be used in rigid poly (vinyl chloride) in contact with foods included in the food category with reference number 01.01.A in table 2 of Annex III.
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201-074-9
77-99-6
141
94960
25600
13380
yes
no
6 mg/kg
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221-950-4
3290-92-4
463
25840
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
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THPE; TRIS(P-HYDROXYPHENYL)ETHANE; TRIS(PARA-HYDROXYPHENYL)ETHANE
405-800-7
27955-94-8
662
25927
no
no
0.005 mg/kg
Only to be used in polycarbonates.
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217-420-7
1843-03-4
430
95600
yes
yes
5 mg/kg
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252-816-3
35958-30-6
679
39060
yes
yes
5 mg/kg
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200-866-1
75-37-6
131
48460
yes
no
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211-471-9
646-25-3
863
15260
no
no
0.05 mg/kg
Only to be used as a co-monomer for manufacturing polyamide articles for repeated use in contact with aqueous, acidic and dairy foodstuffs at room temperature or for short term contact up to 150 °C.
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