Specific migration testing – formaldehyde [CAS 50-00-0; Ref No 17260/54880; FCM 98]

Specific migration of formaldehyde from a plastic food contact material. The compound is listed under FCM 98 in Annex I of European Regulation No 2011/10. Formaldehyde is grouped with FCM 196 and FCM 344 (Group 15), which together have an SML of 15 mg/kg (expressed as formaldehyde).

Suitable sample matrices
All plastic food contact materials (FCM)
Minimum sample amount
Articles of volume <250 mL: 8 pieces. Articles of volume >250 mL: 4 pieces. Film 2xA4 size sheets. Other materials materials 3 dm2.
Typical turnaround time
3 weeks after receiving the samples
Detection limit
< 0.2 mg/kg
Quality system
Accredited testing laboratory
Method expert
Niko Markkinen
Price (VAT 0)
149 € per sample

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