Specific migration testing – terephthalic & isophthalic acids

Specific migration testing of terephthalic acid [CAS 100-21-0; Ref No 24910] and isophthalic acid [CAS 121-91-5; Ref No 19150] by European Union Regulation No 2011/10.

Terephthalic acid (FCM 785) 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 (FCM 291) 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
< 0.5 mg/kg
Quality system
Accredited test method
Method expert
Niko Markkinen


First sample (VAT 0):
332 €

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