Transfer of color from paper or board to food

This test is used to evaluate the transfer of color from paper or board that is intended to come into contact with food.

The applied simulants are

  • Olive oil

  • 3% acetic acid

  • Alkaline salt solution (saliva simulant)

  • Distilled water

The transfer is assessed against a greyscale according to standard EN 646.

Suitable sample matrices
Dyed paper and board
Typical turnaround time
3 weeks after receiving the samples
Quality system
Accredited test method
Method expert
Ville Roininen

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First sample (VAT 0):
249 €
Additional samples (VAT 0):
189 €per sample
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