Elements (Cd, Al, Hg, Pb) in aqueous extracts of paper and board

This measurement detects the migration of heavy metals and aluminum to cold water from paper or board intended as food contact material.

The method is suitable for the determination of migration of aluminum (Al), lead (Pb), and cadmium (Cd) in accordance with BfR XXXVI recommendations.

The migration of cadmium (Cd), lead (Pb), and mercury (Hg) can also be determined using the CEPI testing recommendations for food contact paper and board.

Suitable sample matrices
Paper and board
Typical turnaround time
4 weeks after receiving the samples
Available quality systems
Accredited test method


Price per sample (Excl. VAT):
178 €

We also charge a 97 € service fee per order.

Large batches of samples are eligible for discounts.

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