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Release time:2020-06-24 browse:480

EU food grade testing 1935/2004/EC

European Food Grade Test 1935/2004/EC

Since 2005, the EU has issued the latest Directive 2004/1935/EC on food-contact substances, which will be enforced on October 27, 2006. Since then, the materials exported to the EU for food contact must comply with the relevant standards of 1935/2004/EC, European Food Grade Test 1935/2004/EC

1935/2004/EC standard test

The mandatory label is introduced in 1935/2004/EC. Materials and appliances that have direct or indirect contact with food should follow the instructions below:

Or indicate the words “contact with food”;

Or according to the instructions for use of the appliance, such as: coffee machine, electric kettle, etc.;

Or according to the symbol specified in 1935/2004/EC;

Countries targeted by the 1935/2004/EC regulations

1935/2004/EC is a framework regulation, and the EU member states have: Austria, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Finland, Italy, Sweden, France, Luxembourg, the United Kingdom, Cyprus, Lithuania, 27 countries in the Czech Republic, Malta, Estonia, Poland, Hungary, Slovenia, Latvia, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Romania, including Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy have their own national regulations, in addition to comply with the EU Food Directive Regulation (EC) No1935 In addition to the requirements of /2004, it is also required to comply with local regulations of Germany (LFGB), France (DGCCRF), UK (UK SI 898: 2005), and Italy (Italian Decree of the Ministry of Health (DM or DMH).

Which products need to do EU food grade testing?

Pots, shovel, knives, cups, bottles, brushes, barbecues, bamboo sticks, cutlery, bowls, plates, chopsticks, cling film, egg beaters, soya-bean milk machine, coffee machine, thermos cup, heat preservation pot, chocolate paper tray, Cake paper trays, food wrappers, food packaging bags, tapes, etc. All materials that come into contact with food.

Test content of common materials:

1935/2004/EC Plastics 2002/72/EC Comprehensive Migration Test

1935/2004/EC Ceramic Glass 2005/31/EC Lead and Cadmium Dissolution Test

1935/2004/EC Silicone Rubber AP (2004) 5 Comprehensive Migration Test

1935/2004/EC melamine resin AP (2004) 5 full migration test, formaldehyde dissolution test

1935/2004/EC Organic Coating AP (2004) 1 Comprehensive Migration Test

1935/2004/EC Rubber AP (2004) 5 & 93/11/EEC Comprehensive migration test, nitrosamine content test, aromatic amine migration1935/2004/EC paper AP (2002) 1 pentachlorophenol test, anti-corrosion efficacy test, heavy metal test

1935/2004/EC wood pentachlorophenol test, formaldehyde dissolution test

1935/2004/EC metal, alloy, and electroplating heavy metal dissolution test

Connaught Testing provides you with EU food-grade testing and is a trusted third-party testing organization!


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