Title: Enlargement and Integration workshop: "EU legislation and testing for the chemical safety of food contact material"
Publisher: Publications Office of the European Union
Publication Year: 2012
JRC N°: JRC76765
ISBN: 978-92-79-27392-6
ISSN: 1831-9424
Other Identifiers: EUR 25599 EN
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC76765
DOI: 10.2788/67212
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: In the framework of the "Enlargement and Integration initiative", the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) organised a training workshop in the focus of covering the latest EU Directives and legislative requirements for food contact materials (FCM), and details of the experimental procedures for compliance testing against the requirements. (Indicative) list of topics covered in this Workshop includes: EU Directives and legislative requirements for FCM (E. Hoekstra) Requirements for compliance for imports (C. Simoneau) Active and Intelligent materials (E. Hoekstra) Testing for compliance for plastics (C. Simoneau) Migration modelling (E. Hoekstra) The use of reduction factors for plastics and expression of results (E. Hoekstra) Compliance: expression of results (E. Hoekstra) esting compliance for materials other than plastics (C. Simoneau) Testing for dry foods- tests with the new simulant Tenax (N. Jakubowska) Method validation (C. Simoneau) Reference materials and proficiency testing programmes (C. Simoneau) Lab visit- overall migration (immersion, cells), testing with Tenax Testing kitchenware: worked example (C. Simoneau) Q&A, wrap up session
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