Specific migration testing – ammonium ion
According to Regulation (EU) No 10/2011, ammonium salts of authorized acids, alcohols, and phenols are authorized in the same way as specified metals. Hence, ammonium is also included in point 1 of Annex II with an SML value of 60 mg/kg.
- Suitable sample matrices
- All plastic food contact materials
- Required sample quantity
- 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
- 4 weeks after receiving the samples
- Quality system
- Accredited test method