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Consultancy and Compliance strategies for food packaging materials

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Eurofins Product Testing helps importers, user and producers of food packaging and raw materials for food packaging to fulfil European legal requirements

Food packaging and all kind of materials and articles intended to come into contact with food are well regulated in the European Union and other parts of the world. Mainly migration, specific migration of certain chemicals as well as overall migration from various food packaging materials, are exhaustively regulated. As not each single composition of food packaging materials can be evaluated by laboratory migration testing Eurofins Product Service helps our clients with cost efficient compliance strategies:

  • Collection and administration of food contact regulatory data sheets for your packaging materials from raw material suppliers
  • Evaluation of components for which specific limitations as specific migration limits or residual monomer contents apply according to European and US FDA food packaging legislation
  • Cost efficient worst case calculations to avoid unnecessary chemical analysis for specific migration testing from packaging material to food
  • Reasonable risk assessment for potential migration of chemicals from food packaging materials restricted by specific migration limits
  • Compilation of individual cost efficient test programs for your portfolio of food packaging materials