Specific migration testing – ethylene glycol and diethylene glycol

Specific migration of ethylene glycol [CAS 107-21-1; Ref. No 16990/53650; FCM 227] and diethylene glycol [CAS 111-46-6; Ref. No 13326/15760/47680, FCM 263] from a plastic food contact material. The compounds are listed in Annex I of European Regulation No 2011/10.

The compounds are grouped with FCM 89 and FCM 1048 (Group 2), which together have an SML of 30 mg/kg food (expressed as ethylene glycol).

Suitable sample matrices
All plastic food contact materials
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
Detection limit
3 mg/kg
Available quality systems
Accredited test method
Device types


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