NHC Approved Fifteen New Food Contact Substances in China

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On 29 May, 2019, National Health Commission of the People's Republic of China (NHC) approved fifteen new food contact substances, including 1 new food contact additive, 8 food contact additive with expanded scope, and 6 new food contact resins.

(1) New food contact additive

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

Octadecanamide, N,N'-1,2-ethanediylbis-, reaction products with azacyclotridecan-2-one homopolymer and 1-isocyanatooctadecane

338462-62-7

Coating and coating film

2

(2) Food contact additive with expanded scope

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

Magnesium sulfate

7487-88-9

Plastic: ABS

Appropriate level

Bis(3,4-dimethylbenzylidene) sorbitol

135861-56-2

Plastic: PB-1

0.3

Erucamide

112-84-5

Plastic: PB-1

0.3

Calcium stearate

1592-23-0

Plastic: PB-1

0.2

Zine stearate

557-05-1

Plastic: PMP

0.04

Pentaerythritol tetra [3-(3,5-di-tert-butyl-4-hydroxyphenyl) propionate]

6683-19-8

Plastic: PMP

0.13

Tri(2,4-ditertrabutyl phenyl) phosphite ester

31570-04-4

Plastic: PMP

0.08

2-Propenoic acid, butyl ester, polymer with 2-ethylhexyl 2-propenoate

171885-12-4

Coating and

coating film

Appropriate level

(3) New food contact resin

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

1,4-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, polymer with hexanedioic acid, 1,4-butanediol and 1,2,4-benzenetricarboxylic acid 1,2-anhydride

-

Coating and coating film

30

Polymer with 2-(chloromethyl)oxirane, 4-4'-methylenebis[2,6-dimethylphenol] and 1,4-benzenediol

-

Coating and coating film

90

Poly(bisphenol A-co-epichlorohydrine) glycidyl end-capped, reaction products with styrene, methyl methacrylate, 2-ethylhexyl acrylate, acrylic acid, and methacrylic acid, partially neutralized with dimethyl ethanol amine

-

Coating and coating film

-

1,3-benzenedicarboxylic acid, polymer with 1,4-benzenedicarboxylic acid, 1,4-butanediol, 1,2-ethanediol and hexanedioic acid

72229-82-4

Coating and coating film

50

Poly(isophorone diisocyanate) reaction products with 2,2-dimethyl-1,3-propanediol, diethylene glycol, 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol, isophthalic acid, fatty acids, C18-unsturated, dimers, hydrogenated and caprolactam

-

Coating and coating film

70

1,3-benzenedicarboxylic acid, polymer with 1,4-benzenedicarboxylic acid, 1,3-dihydro-1,3- dioxo-5-isobenzofurancarboxylic acid, hexanedioic acid, 2-methyl-1,3-propanediol and 2,2'-oxybis[ethanol]

1013326-79-8

Coating and coating film

18.5

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