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
Plastics, rubbers and elastomers, coatings and coated materials, resins, adhesives
Required sample quantity
Film: 2xA4-size sheets. Article (< 250 ml): 6 items. Article (> 250 ml): 3 items. Other: 3 dm2
Typical turnaround time
5 weeks after receiving the samples
Detection limit
LOQ 0.5 mg/kg
Available quality systems
Accredited test method


Price per sample (Excl. VAT):
319 €

We also charge a 97 € service fee per order.

Large batches of samples are eligible for discounts.

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