CFSA Opened Public Comments for Ten New Food Contact Substances

On 18 February, 2020, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) issued 10 new food contact additives and resins passing the technical review of the CFSA Expert Review Committee and now opens for public comments, including 2 new food contact additives, 2 food contact additives with expanded scope, and 6 new food contact resins. The deadline for public comments is 11 March, 2020.   

(1) New food contact additive

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

Microfibrillated cellulose pulp

65996-61-4

Paper and paperboard

5 (count as the dry weight of fiber)

2-Butenedioic acid (2E)-, dibutyl ester, homopolymer

Coating and coating film

2

(2) Food contact additive with expanded scope

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

Calcium stearate

1592-23-0

Plastic: PEEK

0.03

2,5-Furandione, dihydro-, mono-C15~20-alkenyl derivs.

68784-12-3

Plastic: PE, PP

0.48

(3) New food contact resin

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

Fatty acid, C18- unsaturated, dimers, polymers

with caprolactam and hexamethylenediamine

2068097-08-3

Plastic

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

26589-46-8

Coating and coating film

Styrene block polymers with 2-methyl-1,3- butadiene and 1,3-butadiene, hydrogenated

132778-07-5

Plastic

Phenol, 4,4'-(1-methylethylidene)bis-, polymer with (chloromethyl)oxirane, benzoate

52907-82-1

Coating and coating film

19.7 (count as the coating formula)

Polymer of 1,4-bis(hydroxymethyl)cyclohexane, 2-methylpropane-1,3-diol, tricyclo(5.2.1.02,7)decan- 4,8-dimethanol,benzene-1,4-dicarboxylic acid,

benzene-1,3-dicarboxylic acid, cis-butenedioic

acid, 5-isocyanato-1-isocyanatomethyl-1,3,3-

trimethylcyclohexane

Coating and coating film

30 (count as the coating formula)

Polymer of butanediol-1,4, ethylene glycol, propylene glycol-1,2, trimethylolpropane, dimethyl terephthalate, isophthalic acid and sebacic acid

Coating and coating film

30 (count as the coating formula)

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