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CFSA Seeks Public Comments on Ten New Food Contact Substances

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On August 23, 2022, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) issued 10 new food contact additives and resins passing the technical review of the CFSA Expert Review Committee for public comments. The 10 substances include 2 new food contact additives, 4 food contact additive with expanded scope, 3 new food contact resins and 1 food contact resin with expanded scope. The deadline for public comments is 16 September, 2022.

(1) New food contact additives (2 types)

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level

Cyclohexane, 1,1'-methylenebis[4-isocyanato-, homopolymer, cyclohexylamine-terminated

315207-86-4

Plastic: PCN

0.35%

2-[2-(2,4-diamino-6-hydroxypyrimidin-5-yl) diazenyl]-5-methylbenzenesulfonic acid

1021701-36-9

Plastic

0.5%

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

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level

Octadecyl 3-(3,5-di-tert-butyl-4 -hydroxyphenyl) propionate

2082-79-3

Coating and coating film

0.5%

Napthalensulfonic acid, polymer with formaldehyde, sodium salt

9084-06-4;

36290-04-7

Plastic: ABS

0.12%

Fatty acid esters of C1~C18 mono- and poly-fatty alcohols

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Plastic

0.1%

Silane, dichlorodimethyl-, reaction products with silica

68611-44-9

Adhesive (Direct contact with food);

Ink (Indirect contact with food)

Adhesive: 0.002% (Count as the dry weight);

Ink: 4% (Count as the dry weight)

(3) New food contact resins (3 types)

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level

Carbon monoxide-ethylene-propylene terpolymer

88995-51-1

Plastic

Appropriate level

4-ethylphenol, m-cresol, p-cresol and 4-tert-Butylphenol polymers with formaldehyde

68957-28-8

Coating and coating film

62% (Count as the coating formula)

Polymer of ethylene glycol, 2,2-dimethyl-1,3-propandiol, terephthalic acid, isophthalic acid, adipic acid and itaconic acid

1041633-9-1

Coating and coating film;

Adhesive (Direct contact with food)

20%

(Count as the dry weight)

(4) Food contact resin with expanded scope (1 type)

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level

Isophthalic acid, polymer with 1,3-benzenedimethanamine and hexanedioic acid

28628-75-3

Plastic

Appropriate level

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Reference

CFSA News