NHC Approved Eight New Food Contact Substances in China

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On 12 December, 2018, National Health Commission of the People's Republic of China (NHC) approved eight new food contact substances, including 5 new food contact additives, 2 new food contact resins and 1 food contact resin with expanded scope.

(1) New food contact additive

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level

Rosin, polymer with formaldehyde and phenol

67700-45-2

Coating and coating film

5%

Copolymer of 2-(dimethylamino) ethyl methacrylate with 3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,7,7,8,8,8-tridecafluorooctyl methacrylate, N-oxide, acetate

1440528-04-0

Paper and paperboard

4 mg/dm2

C.I. Pigment orange 79

250640-08-5

Plastic

1%

Formaldehyde, polymer with 2-methylphenol, Bu ether

118685-25-9

Coating and coating film

1%

1,3-Benzenedicarboxamide,N,N'-bis(2,2,6,6-

tetramethyl-4-piperdinyl)

42774-15-2

Plastic: PET, EVOH, PA

PET: 0.5%

EVOH, PA: 0.2%

(2) New food contact resin

Name

CAS number

Common category name

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

1,3-benzenedicarboxylic acid, polymer with 1,4-benzenedicarboxylic acid, 1,4-butanediol and hexanedioic acid

66027-02-9

-

Coating and coating film

40

2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, polymer with 1,4-benzenediol, 2-(chloromethyl)oxirane, ethenylbenzene, ethyl 2-propenoate and 4,4enoate and 4,4,4and 4,44hylphenol], reaction products with 2-(dimethylamino)ethano

-

-

Coating and coating film

75

(3) Food contact resin with expanded scope

Name

CAS number

Common category name

Range of application

Maximum

level (%)

Terephthalic acid, polymer with 1,4:3,6-dianhydro-D-glucitol, 4-cyclohexanedimethanol

and 1,2-ethanediol

1038843-64-9

PET

Plastic

-

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