On September 3, 2020, the EU published in its official gazette the Amendment Act (EU) 2020 / 1245 of EU regulation on plastics in contact with food (EU) No 10 / 2011, which mainly makes important amendments to Annex I, II, IV and V of (EU) No 10 / 2011. The bill will be published in the official journal of the European Union on the 20th day (2020) Year 9 23 (date). Food contact plastic materials and products that are first put on the market before March 23, 2021 and conform to the old regulations are allowed to be put on the market until September 23, 2022, until the stock is exhausted.
The main contents of the bill are as follows
Table 1 list of specific migration limits
The following is about table 1 above Some key points of
The specific migration elements of heavy metals increased from the original 9 (BA, Co, Cu, Fe, Li, Mn, Zn, Al, Ni limits unchanged) to 24 (newly added ammonium, antimony, arsenic, cadmium, calcium, chromium, europium, gadolinium, lanthanum, lead, magnesium, mercury, potassium, sodium and Terbium) with the limits of 0.05mg/kg for four lanthanides (0.01 for arsenic, chromium, lead and mercury) There is no limit requirement for other elements.