CFSA Opened Public Comments for Six New Food Contact Substances

On 16 October, 2020, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) issued 6 new food contact additives and resins passing the technical review of the CFSA Expert Review Committee and now open for public comments, including 2 new food contact additives, 3 food contact additive with expanded scope, and 1 new food contact resins. The deadline for public comments is 16 November, 2020.

(1) New Food contact additive

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

Calcium hydroxide

1305-62-0

Plastic: PP

0.05

Alkanes, C11-15-iso-

90622-58-5

Ink (Indirect contact with food)

90

(2) Food contact additive with expanded scope

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

C.I. pigment blue 15

147-14-8

Plastic: PCT

0.025

Glass fiber

65997-17-3

Plastic: PTFE

25

Talc

14807-96-6

Adhesive

Appropriate level

(3) New food contact resin

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, polymer with N-(butoxymethyl)-2-propenamide, ethenylbenzene and ethyl 2-propenoate

26589-46-8

Coating and coating film

Appropriate level

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Reference

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