CFSA Opened Public Comments for Eight New Food Contact Substances

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On June 29th, 2021, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) issued 8 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 material and article, 1 new food contact additive, 5 food contact additives with expanded scope, and 1 new disinfectant raw material. The deadline for public comments is 21 July, 2021.

(1) New food contact material and article (1 type)

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

Silicon dioxide coatings made from the monomers hexamethyldisiloxane and hexamethyldisilazane

PET Coating

(2) New food contact additive (1 type)

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

2-Propenoic acid, polymer with 2,5-furandione and 2-propenamide, sodium salt

1630821-33-8

Paper and paperboard

0.041 (Count as the dry weight)

(3) Food contact additives with expanded scope (5 types)

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

Maltodextin

9050-36-6

Adhesives

Appropriate level

C.I. pigment blue 15

147-14-8

Plastic: PLA

0.7

C.I. pigment red 254

84632-65-5

Plastic: PLA

1.4

Carbon black

1333-86-4

Plastic: PLA

1.5

C.I. pigment yellow 180

77804-81-0

Plastic: PLA

0.5

(4) New disinfectant raw material (1 type)

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

Peroxyoctanoic acid

33734-57-5

1. Tools and equipment that come into direct contact with food or the surfaces of food packaging materials;

2. Tableware, drinkware.

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Reference

CFSA News