Release of N-nitrosamines and N-nitrosable substances

N-nitrosamines and N-nitrosatable substances are present, usually in trace quantities, in various environmental media, certain food products, cosmetics, and rubber products. In particular, those found in rubber products are thought to originate from certain additives used in the vulcanization of rubber.

N-nitrosamines and N-nitrosatable substances are controlled by Commission Directive 93/11/EEC. In addition, recommendation XXI by Germany’s Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) has set the migration limit of N-nitrosamines from elastomers to food at ≤ 1.0 µg/dm2.

Suitable sample matrices
Natural and synthetic elastomers
Required sample quantity
Depends on the sample type
Typical turnaround time
4 weeks after receiving the samples
Available quality systems
Accredited test method


Price per sample (Excl. VAT):
408 €

We also charge a 97 € service fee per order.

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