Specific migration testing – caprolactam

Specific migration of caprolactam [CAS: 105-60-2] from a plastic material intended for food contact.

The substance is listed as FCM 212 with reference numbers 14200 and 41840 in Commission Regulation (EU) 10/2011. An SML value of 15 mg/kg of food applies to the sum of caprolactam and its sodium salt (group restriction 4).

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
Detection limit
LOQ 0.9 mg/kg
Quality system
Accredited test method
Device types
Method expert
Niko Markkinen


First sample (VAT 0):
335 €

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