Specific migration testing – primary aromatic amines (PAA)

Primary aromatic amines (PAA) are a class of compounds that are generated when residual isocyanate groups in food contact material react with water in foods. Certain PAAs are known carcinogens and these are listed in entry 43 to Appendix 8 of Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council. These PAAs are not allowed to migrate into food or food simulants. This test is especially relevant for products that contain, for example, - aromatic isocyanate-groups containing SML substances - polyurethanes-based materials - azo dyes - recycled plastic

Suitable sample matrices
All plastic food contact materials (FCM)
Minimum sample amount
6 pieces of sample material (product or raw material)
Typical turnaround time
4 weeks after receiving the samples
Quality system
Accredited testing laboratory
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Method expert
Niko Markkinen
Niko Markkinen
Price (VAT 0)
350 € per sample

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