Specific migration testing – C16-C18 dialkylketones (DAKs) of alkyl ketene dimer (AKD)

Specific migration of dialkyl ketones (DAKs) that originate from alkyl ketene dimer (AKD) hydrophobic sizing agent of paper and board.

According to BfR XXXVI recommendation, the limitation for the migration of AKD DAKs is 5 mg/kg of food or food simulant.

Suitable sample matrices
Paper and board for food contact
Required sample quantity
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
Available quality systems
Accredited testing laboratory
Device types


Price per sample (Excl. VAT):
283 €

We also charge a 97 € service fee per order.

Large batches of samples are eligible for discounts.

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