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NHC Approves 14 New Food Related Products

  •   11 Oct 2018
  •    Lennie Tao
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    Takehome:

    • NHC approved 14 new food related products on Sept. 30, 2018, including 2 new additives and 5 novel resins in FCM. In addition 7 FCM additives had their application scope expanded. Details are as follows:

     

    • Additives in food contact materials and articles with extended scope

    Name

    CAS No.

    Application scope

    Maximum usage level / (%)

    Notes

    Polyethylene

    9002-88-4

    Paints and coatings

    3

    The maximum usage temperature of paints and coatings added with this substance is 121℃.

    Magnesium aluminum hydroxide carbonate (hydrate)

    11097-59-9; 12304-65-3

    Paints and coatings

    1

    The maximum usage temperature of paints and coatings added with this substance is 121℃.

    Butyl stearate

    123-95-5

    Plastics: acrylonitrile-styrene copolymer (AS)

    0.25

    The maximum usage temperature of AS plastic materials and products added with this substance is 100℃.

    1,4-Benzenediol

    123-31-9

    Paints and coatings

    as necessary

    Paints and coatings added with this substance shall not contact infant food and breast milk.

    Silane, dichlorodimethyl-, reaction products with silica

    68611-44-9

    Plastics: Polypropylene (PP);

    Paints and coatings

    PP: 0.02

    Paints and coatings: 0.5

    The maximum usage temperature of PP plastic materials and products as well as paints and coatings added with this substance is 121℃

    2-Methyl-4,6-bis(octylsulfanylmethyl)phenol

    110553-27-0

    Paints and coatings

    0.8

    The maximum usage temperature of paints and coatings added with this substance is 121℃.

    C.I. Disperse Violet 26; Disperse Violet H-FRL; 1,4-diamino-2,3-diphenoxyanthraquinone

    6408-72-6

    Plastics: Polystyrene (PS)

    0.2

    This substance shall meet the requirements regulated in the Annex A (List of allowed additives and usage requirements) of GB 9685-2016;

    PS plastic materials and products added with this substance is only used under the temperature of 66℃ to contact aqueous food and food with no more than 50% ethanol content.

    • New additives in food contact materials and articles

    Name

    CAS No.

    Application scope

    Maximum usage level

    Notes

    1-Propanaminium, N,N,N-trimethyl-3-[(1-oxo-2-propen-1-yl)amino]-, chloride (1:1), polymer with ethenamine and 2-propenamide, hydrochloride

    1659307-53-5

    Paper and paperboard

    0.2 (Calculated as dried paper)

    Paper and paperboard added with this substance shall not contact infant food or breast milk.

    Epoxidized linseed oil

    8016-11-3

    Paints and coatings

    20

    Ethylene oxide content<10%, Iodine value <6;

    The maximum usage temperature of paints and coatings added with this substance is 121℃.

    • Novel resin in food contact materials and articles

    Name

    CAS No.

    Application scope

    Maximum usage level

    Notes

    Formaldehyde, reaction products with bisphenol A and butyl alcohol

    68954-38-1

    Paints and coatings

    /

    Paints and coatings produced by this substance as the raw material shall not contact infant food and breast milk.

    2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, polymer with 1,4-benzenediol, 2-(chloromethyl) oxirane, 2-propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, butyl ester, 2-propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, ethyl ester, ethyl 2-propenoate, 2-propenoic acid, butyl ester and 4,4’-methylenebis [2,6-dimethylphenol], 2-(dimethylamino) ethanol-quarternized

    /

    Paints and coatings

    /

    Paints and coatings produced by this substance as the raw material shall not contact infant food and breast milk.

    2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, methyl ester, polymer with ethenylbenzene

    25034-86-0

    Plastics

    As necessary

    Styrene content>50%

    Urea polymer with formldehyde and bisphenol A

    /

    Paints and coatings

    16

    Paints and coatings produced by this substance as the raw material shall not contact infant food and breast milk. The maximum usage temperature is 290℃.

    Polymer of isophthalic acid, terephthalic acid, sebacic acid and butane-1,4-diol

    25214-81-7

    Paints and coatings

    25

    The maximum usage temperature of paints and coatings produced by this substance as the raw material is 121℃.

    *Check Resins Permitted in China, China Approved Food Contact Material Additives and Food Contact Materials Approved in China for more Information.

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