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The Plastic Materials and Articles in Contact with Food Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008

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Special provisions relating to the correction of specific migration in simulant D

41.  The specific migration of those lipophilic substances listed in Annex IVa into simulant D and its substitutes shall be corrected by —

(a)the simulant D reduction factor (“DRF”), being the reduction factor referred to in paragraph 2(2) of Part 3 and paragraphs 2 and 3 of Part 4 of Schedule 3, provided that —

(i)in cases where the specific migration into simulant D is higher than 80% of the content of the substance in the finished plastic material or article, it can be demonstrated by scientific or experimental evidence, such as testing with the most critical foods, that the DRF is appropriate, and

(ii)the substance is not one mentioned in paragraph 7(1)(b) or (c);

(b)the FRF, provided that the fat content of the food to be packed is known and the requirements of paragraphs 6, 7 and 8 are fulfilled; or

(c)the total reduction factor (“TRF”), being the factor —

(i)by which a measured specific migration into simulant D or a substitute shall be divided before comparison with the specific migration limit, and

(ii)which is obtained by multiplying the DRF by the FRF with a maximum value of 5, when both factors are applicable.

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