Specific migration testing – epoxy derivatives and bisphenols A, B, F, and S

Specific migration testing of epoxy derivatives used in the manufacturing of epoxy resins and polycarbonate plastics.

EU legislation bans the use of some epoxy derivatives in food contact materials while imposing migration limits on others. Compliance can be evaluated using the following regulations as safety references:

  • Commission Regulation (EC) 1895/2005

  • Commission Regulation (EU) 10/2011

The test package includes the following substances:

Substance

Abbreviation

CAS number

Bisphenol A

BPA

80-05-7

Bisphenol B

BPB

77-40-7

Bisphenol F

BPF

620-92-8

Bisphenol S

BPS

80-09-1

Bisphenol A diglycidyl ether

BADGE

1675-54-3

Bisphenol A bis(2,3-dihydroxypropyl) ether

BADGE.2H2O

5581-32-8

Bisphenol A bis(3-chloro-2-hydroxypropyl) ether

BADGE.2HCl

4809-35-2

Bisphenol A (2,3-dihydroxypropyl) glycidyl ether

BADGE.H2O

76002-91-0

Bisphenol A (3-chloro-2-hydroxypropyl) glycidyl ether

BADGE.HCl

13836-48-1

Bisphenol A (3-chloro-2-hydroxypropyl)

(2,3-dihydroxypropyl) ether

BADGE.HCl.H2O

227947-06-0

Bis[4-(glycidyloxy)phenyl]methane

BFDGE

2095-03-6

Bisphenol F bis(2,3-dihydroxypropyl) ether

BFDGE.2H2O

72406-26-9

Bisphenol F bis(3-chloro-2-hydroxypropyl)

ether para-para

BFDGE.2HCl

235741-59-0

Cyclo-di-BADGE

CdB

20583-87-3

Novolac glycidyl ether*

3-ring NOGE

158163-01-0

* 4-6-ring NOGE are also determined

More information on bisphenol A testing requirements can be found here.

Suitable sample matrices
Food contact materials
Required sample quantity
Articles of volume <250 mL: 8 pieces. Articles of volume >250 mL: 4 pieces. Film 2xA4 size sheets. Other materials 3 dm2.
Typical turnaround time
4 weeks after receiving the samples
Available quality systems
Accredited test method
Device types

Price

Price per sample (Excl. VAT):
556 €

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