Seven New Food Contact Substances Released for Public Comments

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On 5 August, 2020, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) issued 7 new food contact additives and resins passing the technical review of the CFSA Expert Review Committee and now open for public comments, including 1 new food contact additives, 4 food contact additive with expanded scope, and 2 new food contact resins. The deadline for public comments is 30 August, 2020.

(1) New Food contact additive

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

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

745070-61-5

Plastic: PP

0.0025

(2) Food contact additive with expanded scope

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

Aluminum magnesium hydroxide carbonate

11097-59-9

Plastic: POM

0.02

Polycyclooctene

25267-51-0

Plastic: EVOH

8

(3) New food contact resin

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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Reference

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