NHC Approved Seven New Food Contact Substances in China

China,FCM,Food Contact Material,Food,Food Additive

On 13 September, 2018, National Health Commission of the People's Republic of China (NHC) approved seven new food contact substances, including 1 new food contact additive, 5 food contact additive with expanded scope, and 1 new food contact resins.

(1) New food contact additive

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

Polymer of 2-propenoic acid,

2-methyl-, 2-oxiranylmethyl ester and 2-propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, ethyl ester

Coating and coating film of PVC

Appropriate level as required in production

(2) Food contact additive with expanded scope

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

Polyoxyethylene sorbitan tristearate (Tween-65)

9005-71-4

Ink

0.046

Glycerides, C14-18 mono- and di-

67701-33-1

Ink

0.024

Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), α-(1-oxooctadecyl)-ω-hydroxy-

9004-99-3

Ink

0.02

2,4-Hexadienoic acid, (E, E)-

110-44-1

Ink

0.008

Siloxanes and silicones, di-Me, reaction products with silica

67762-90-7

Ink

0.038

(3) New food contact resin

Name

CAS number

Common category name

Range of application

1,3-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, polymer with azacyclotridecan-2-one, 1,4-benzenedicarboxylic acid and 4,4'-methylenebis [2-methylcyclohexanamine]

62694-40-0

PA

Plastic

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Reference

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