Paper and paperboard Food Contact Materials
Materials and articles in contact with food must comply with the framework regulations 1935/2004EC as amended before placing the items in UK/EU market
Currently, specific directive/regulation is not in place for paper and paperboard items such as napkins, straws, kitchen tissue paper etc, intended to come into contact with food.
At the Northern Testhouse, we perform a suit of chemical testing covering major areas such as heavy metals, formaldehyde, primary aromatic amines (PAA) and colour release to meet the requirements of :
BS EN 645, Cold & Hot Water Extracts
BS EN 646, Colour Fastness
BS EN 648, Florescent Fastness
BS EN ISO 15320, PCP
BS EN 1541, Formaldehyde
BS EN 17163, PAA
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