Specific migration testing – BHT

Specific migration of 2,6-di-tert-butyl-p-cresol, also known as butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), from a plastic material intended for food contact.

BHT's CAS number is 128-37-0. The substance is listed as FCM 315 with Ref No. 46640 in European Commission Regulation No 10/2011. Migration must not exceed the SML value of 3 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
5 weeks after receiving the samples
Detection limit
LOQ 1 mg/kg
Quality system
Accredited test method
Method expert
Niko Markkinen


First sample (VAT 0):
282 €

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