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).
More information about the method family:Gas chromatography (GC)
- 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