Specific migration testing – melamine
Specific migration of 2,4,6-triamino-1,3,5-triazine [CAS: 108-78-1], better known as melamine, from a plastic food contact material or article.
Melamine is listed as FCM No 239 with three reference numbers (19975, 25420, and 93720) in European Commission Regulation 10/2011 with an SML value of 2.5 mg/kg of food.
- Suitable sample matrices
- Plastic, food contact materials with polymeric coatings.
- Minimum sample amount
- Film: 2xA4-size sheets. Article (< 250 ml): 6 items. Article (> 250 ml): 3 items. Other: 3 dm2
- Typical turnaround time
- 4 weeks after receiving the samples
- Quality system
- Accredited testing laboratory