16th amendment to regulation 10/2011

On July 11, 2023, the Commission released regulation EU/2023/1442. It concerns the 16th amendment to regulation EU/10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come in contact with food.

The new amendment focusses on Annex 1, which establishes a list of authorized substances, the so-called positive list.
The changes include, among others:

  • Wood flour and fibers (FCM 96) and salicylic acid (FCM 121) authorisations are revoked,
  • The migration limit for several phthalates is lowered, and a new group restriction is introduced,
  • Extension of authorisation of the substance FCM 1007 and FCM 1076,
  • New substances are authorized (FCM 1078, 1081, 1082, 1083).


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Post 06/09/2023

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Federico Bassotto March 1, 2024
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