CFSA Opened for Public Comments of Eleven New Food Contact Substances

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On 14 December, 2020, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) issued 11 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, 6 food contact additive with expanded scope, and 3 new food contact resins. The deadline for public comments is 7 January, 2021.

(1) New Food contact additives

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

Dodecylguanidine hydrochloride

13590-97-1

Paper and paperboard

0.02 (count as the dry weight)

Poly(1,4-butylene adipate)

25103-87-1

Plastic

0.09

(2) Food contact additives with expanded scope

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

C.I. Pigment Violet 15

82-16-6

Plastic: PS

3

Zinc phosphate

7779-90-0

Coating and coating film

12 (count as the dry weight of coating)

Ethanol, 2-amino-

141-43-5

Paper and paperboard

0.041 (for paper and paperboard);

0.01 (for paper coating)

2,4-bis(2,4-dimethylphenyl)-6-(2-hydroxy-4-n-octyloxyphenyl)-1,3,5-triazine

2725-22-6

Plastic: PP, PE

0.03

2-Methyl-2-propenoic acid 2-ethyl-2-[[(2-methyl-1-oxo-2- propenyl) oxy] methyl]-1,3-propanediyl ester

3290-92-4

Rubber

1.2

2-Propenoic acid, polymer with 2-ethylhexyl 2-propenoate

25134-51-4

Plastic: ABS

0.036

(3) New food contact resins

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

Poly[imino-1,4-butanediylimino (1,10-dioxo-1,10-decanediyl)]

26247-06-3

Plastic

Appropriate level

2-Propenoic acid, polymer with butyl 2-propenoate, ethenyl acetate, 2-ethylhexyl 2-propenoate and ethyl 2-propenoate

68698-72-6

Adhesive (Indirect contact with food)

20 g/m2 (count as the dry matter)

2,5-Furandione, polymer with ethene, ester with ethenol homopolymer

76930-37-5

Coating and coating film

Appropriate level

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Reference

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