Specific migration testing – terephthalic acid [CAS 100-21-0; Ref No 24910; FCM 785] and isophthalic acid [CAS 121-91-5; Ref No 19150; FCM 291]

Specific migration of terephthalic and isophthalic acids, listed as FCM 785 and 291, respectively, in European Regulation No 2011/10. Terephthalic acid is grouped with FCM 191 and FCM 192 (Group 28), which together have an SML of 7.5 mg/kg (expressed as terephthalic acid). Isophthalic acid is grouped with FCM 188 (Group 27), which together have an SML of 5 mg/kg (expressed as isophthalic acid).

Suitable sample matrices
All plastic food contact materials (FCM)
Minimum sample amount
Articles of volume <250 mL: 8 pieces. Articles of volume >250 mL: 4 pieces. Film 2xA4 size sheets. Other materials materials 3 dm2.
Typical turnaround time
5 weeks after receiving the samples
Detection limit
Articles of volume <250 mL: 8 pieces. Articles of volume >250 mL: 4 pieces. Film 2xA4 size sheets. Other materials materials 3 dm2.
Quality system
Accredited test method
Standard
EN 13130-1, EN 13130-2
Method expert
Niko Markkinen
Niko Markkinen
Price (VAT 0)
332 € per sample

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