NHC Approved Seven New Food Contact Substances in China

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On 7 January, 2021, National Health Commission of the People's Republic of China (NHC) approved seven new food contact substances, including 1 new food contact additive, 4 food contact additives with expanded scope, 2 new food contact resins.

(1) New food contact additive (1 type)

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level

1,3,5-Tris (2,2-dimethylpropanamido) benzene

745070-61-5

Plastic: PP

0.025%

(2) Food contact additive with expanded scope (4 types)

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level

C.I. Solvent Red 101

1309-37-1

Plastic: PCT

0.3%

Magnesium hydroxide

1309-42-8

Plastic: POM

0.07%

Magnesium aluminum hydroxide carbonate (hydrate)

11097-59-9

Plastic: POM

0.02%

Polycyclooctene

25267-51-0

Plastic: EVOH

8%

(3) New food contact resins (2 types)

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level

1,3-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, polymer with dimethyl 1,4-benzenedicarboxylate, 2,2-dimethyl-1,3-propanediol and 1,2-ethanediol

35176-78-4

Coating and coating film

20% (count as the coating formula)

1,4-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, 1,4-dimethyl ester, polymer with decanedioic acid, 2,2-dimethyl-1,3-propanediol and 1,2-ethanediol

51382-28-6

Coating and coating film

9% (count as the coating formula)

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