Specific migration testing – 1,4-butanediol

This test assesses the specific migration of 1,4-butanediol [CAS 110-63-4; Ref No 13720/40580; FCM 254] from a plastic sample intended as a food contact material.

Listed as FCM 254 in European Regulation No 10/2011, 1,4-Butanediol is grouped with FCM 344 and FCM 672 (Group 30), which together have an SML of 5 mg/kg (expressed as 1,4-butanediol).

Suitable sample matrices
Plastic, food contact materials with polymeric coatings
Required sample quantity
Film: 2xA4-size sheets. Article (< 250 ml): 6 items. Article (> 250 ml): 3 items. Other: 3 dm2
Typical turnaround time
7 weeks after receiving the samples
Detection limit
0.009 mg/kg
Available quality systems
Accredited testing laboratory


Price per sample (Excl. VAT):
315 €

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