Eleven New Food Contact Substances Open for Public Comments

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On August 20th, 2021, 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 5 new food contact additives, 4 food contact additives with expanded scope, and 2 new food contact resins. The deadline for public comments is 10 September, 2021.

(1) New food contact additives (5 types)

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

1,3,5-Triallyl-1,3,5-triazine-2,4,6 (1H,3H,5H)-trione

1025-15-6

Fluororubber

4

C16~18-Fatty acids, esters with pentaerythritol

85116-93-4

Plastic: PBT

1

Vitamin E (dl-α-Tocopherol acetate)

7695-91-2

Plastic: PE, PP

Appropriate level

1-Decene, homopolymer, hydrogeneated

68037-01-4

Coating and coating film

1

Hexanedioic acid, polymer with 1,2-propanediol

25101-03-5

Coating and coating film

5

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

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

Hydroxyethyl cellulose

9004-62-0

Rubber

1

2-Propenoic acid, polymer with ethenylbenzene

25085-34-1

Rubber

30

2-Propenoic acid, polymer with sodium phosphinate, sodium salt

129898-01-7

Paper and paperboard

Appropriate level

Rosin, ester with glycerol

8050-31-5

Paper and paperboard

0.25

(3) New food contact resins (2 types)

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

Copolymer of acrylic acid, styrene, acrylic acid ethyl ester, acrylic acid 2-ethylhexylester, methacrylic acid methyl ester

25585-76-6

Adhesive (Indirect contact with food)

Appropriate level

Polymer of cyclohexanedimethanol-1,4, ethylene glycol, 2,2-dimethyl-1,3-propanediol, isophthalic acid, dimethyl terephthalate and trimellitic anhydride

74239-60-4

Coating and coating film

30

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