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The Plastic Materials and Articles in Contact with Food Regulations 1998

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ItemPM/REF No.CAS No.NameRestrictions
1.10030000514-10-3Abietic acid
2.10060000075-07-0Acetaldehyde
3.10090000064-19-7Acetic acid
4.10120000108-05-4Acetic acid, vinyl esterThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 12 mg/kg
5.10150000108-24-7Acetic anhydride
6.10210000074-86-2Acetylene
7.10630000079-06-1AcrylamideThe specific migration of this substance shall be not detectable (when measured by a method with a limit of detection of 0.01 mg/kg)
8.10660015214-89-82-Acrylamido-2-methylpropane sulphonic acidThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 0.05 mg/kg
9.10690000079-10-7Acrylic acid
10.10750002495-35-4Acrylic acid, benzyl ester
11.10780000141-32-2Acrylic acid, n-butyl ester
12.10810002998-08-5Acrylic acid, sec-butyl ester
13.10840001663-39-4Acrylic acid, tert-butyl ester
14.11470000140-88-5Acrylic acid, ethyl ester
15.As item 19000818-61-1Acrylic acid, hydroxyethyl ester
16.11590000106-63-8Acrylic acid, isobutyl ester
17.11680000689-12-3Acrylic acid, isopropyl ester
18.11710000096-33-3Acrylic acid, methyl ester
19.11830000818-61-1Acrylic acid, monoester with ethylene glycol
20.11890002499-59-4Acrylic acid, n-octyl ester
21.11980000925-60-0Acrylic acid, propyl ester
22.12100000104-13-1AcrylonitrileThe specific migration of this substance shall be not detectable (when measured by a method with a limit of detection of 0.02 mg/kg, analytical tolerance included)
23.12130000124-04-9Adipic acid
24.12280002035-75-8Adipic anhydride
25.12310Albumin
26.12340Albumin, coagulated by formaldehyde
27.12375Alcohols, aliphatic, monohydric, saturated, linear, primary (C4-C22)
28.12670002855-13-21-Amino-3-aminomethyl-3,5,5-trimethylcyclohexaneThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 6 mg/kg
29.12788002432-99-711-Aminoundecanoic acidThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 5 mg/kg
30.12789007664-41-7Ammonia
31.12820000123-99-9Azelaic acid
32.12970004196-95-6Azelaic anhydride
33.13000001477-55-01,3-BenzenedimethanamineThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 0.05 mg/kg
34.13090000065-85-0Benzoic acid
35.13150000100-51-6Benzyl alcohol
36.As item 79000111-46-6Bis(2-hydroxyethyl) etherAs item 79
37.As item 217000077-99-62,2-Bis(hydroxymethylbutan-1-ol)As item 217
38.13390000105-08-81,4-Bis(hydroxymethyl)-cyclohexane
39.13480000080-05-72,2-Bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)-propaneThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 3 mg/kg
40.13510001675-54-32,2-Bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)propane bis(2,3-epoxypropyl) etherThe quantity of this substance in the finished plastic material or article shall not exceed 1 mg/kg or the specific migration of this substance shall be not detectable (when measured by a method with a limit of detection of 0.02 mg/kg, analytical tolerance included)
41.13530038103-06-92,2-Bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)propane bis(phthalic anhydride)The specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 0.05 mg/kg
42.As item 93000110-98-5Bis(hydroxypropyl) ether
43.As item 78005124-30-1Bis(4-isocyanatocyclohexyl)methaneAs item 78
44.13600047465-97-43,3-Bis(3-methyl-4-hydroxyphenyl)-indolin-2-oneThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 1.8 mg/kg
45.As item 39000080-05-7Bisphenol AAs item 39
46.As item 40001675-54-3Bisphenol A bis(2,3-epoxypropyl) etherAs item 40
47.13614038103-06-9Bisphenol A bis(phthalic anhydride)As item 41
48.13630000106-99-0ButadieneThe quantity of this substance in the finished plastic material or article shall not exceed 1 mg/kg or the specific migration of this substance shall be not detectable (when measured by a method with a limit of detection of 0.02 mg/kg, analytical tolerance included)
49.13690000107-88-0Butan-1,3-diol
50.13840000071-36-3Butan-1-ol
51.13870000106-98-9But-1-ene
52.13900000107-01-7But-2-ene
53.14110000123-72-8Butyraldehyde
54.14140000107-92-6Butyric acid
55.14170000106-31-0Butyric anhydride
56.14200000105-60-2CaprolactamThe specific migration of this substance alone or together with item 57 shall not exceed a total of 15 mg/kg
57.14230002123-24-2Caprolactam, sodium saltThe specific migration of this substance alone or together with item 56 shall not exceed a total of 15 mg/kg (expressed as caprolactam)
58.14320000124-07-2Caprylic acid
59.14350000630-08-0Carbon monoxide
60.14380000075-44-5Carbonyl chlorideThe quantity of this substance in the finished plastic material or article shall not exceed 1 mg/kg
61.14411008001-79-4Castor oil
62.14500009004-34-6Cellulose
63.14530007782-50-5Chlorine
64.As item 94000106-89-81-Chloro-2,3-epoxypropaneAs item 94
65.14680000077-92-9Citric acid
66.14710000108-39-4m-Cresol
67.14740000095-48-7o-Cresol
68.14770000106-44-5p-Cresol
69.As item 38000105-08-81,4-Cyclohexanedimethanol
70.14950003173-53-3Cyclohexyl isocyanateThe quantity in the finished plastic material or article of any substance within, or any combination of substances within, items 70, 78, 88, 90, 91, 92, 117, 150, 153, 211, 212 and 213 and shall not exceed 1 mg/kg (expressed as isocyanate moiety)
71.15070001647-16-1Dec-1,9-dieneThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 0.05 mg/kg
72.15095000334-48-5Decanoic acid
73.15100000112-30-1Decan-1-ol
74.15250000110-60-11,4-Diaminobutane
75.As item 97000107-15-31,2-DiaminoethaneAs item 97
76.As item 116000124-09-41,6-DiaminohexaneAs item 116
77.15565000106-46-71,4-DichlorobenzeneThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 12 mg/kg
78.15700005124-30-1Dicyclohexylmethane-4,4'-diisocyanateAs item 70
79.15760000111-46-6Diethylene glycolThe specific migration of this substance alone or together with item 98 shall not exceed a total of 30 mg/kg
80.15790000111-40-0DiethylenetriamineThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 5 mg/kg
81.15820000345-92-64,4'-DifluorobenzophenoneThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 0.05 mg/kg
82.15880000120-80-91,2-DihydroxybenzeneThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 6 mg/kg
83.15910000108-46-31,3-DihydroxybenzeneThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 2.4 mg/kg
84.15940000123-31-91,4-DihydroxybenzeneThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 0.6 mg/kg
85.15970000611-99-44,4'-DihydroxybenzophenoneThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 6 mg/kg
86.16000000092-88-64,4'-DihydroxybiphenylThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 6 mg/kg
87.16150000108-01-0DimethylaminoethanolThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 18 mg/kg
88.16240000091-97-43,3'-Dimethyl-4,4'-diisocyanatobiphenylAs item 70
89.16480000126-58-9Dipentaerythritol
90.16570004128-73-8Diphenylether-4,4'-diisocyanateAs item 70
91.16600005873-54-1Diphenylmethane-2,4'-diisocyanateAs item 70
92.16630000101-68-8Diphenylmethane-4,4'-diisocyanateAs item 70
93.16660000110-98-5Dipropyleneglycol
94.16750000106-89-8EpichlorohydrinThe quantity of this substance in the finished plastic material or article shall not exceed 1 mg/kg
95.16780000064-17-5Ethanol
96.16950000074-85-1Ethylene
97.16960000107-15-3EthylenediamineThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 12 mg/kg
98.16990000107-21-1Ethylene glycolThe specific migration of this substance alone or together with item 79 shall not exceed a total of 30 mg/kg
99.17005000151-56-4EthyleneimineThe specific migration of this substance shall be not detectable (when measured by a method with a limit of detection of 0.01 mg/kg)
100.17020000075-21-8Ethylene oxideThe quantity of this substance in the finished plastic material or article shall not exceed 1 mg/kg
101.1705000104-76-72-Ethylhexan-1-olThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 30 mg/kg
102.17160000097-53-0EugenolThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 0.01 mg/kg
103.17170061788-47-4Fatty acids, coco
104.17200068308-53-2Fatty acids, soya
105.17230061790-12-3Fatty acids, tall oil
106.17260000050-00-0FormaldehydeThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 15 mg/kg
107.17290000110-17-8Fumaric acid
108.17530000050-99-7Glucose
109.18010000110-94-1Glutaric acid
110.18070000108-55-4Glutaric anhydride
111.18100000056-81-5Glycerol
112.18250000115-28-6Hexachloroendomethylene-tetrahydrophthalic acidThe specific migration of this substance shall be not detectable (when measured by a method with a limit of detection of 0.01 mg/kg)
113.18280000115-27-5Hexachloroendomethylene-tetrahydrophthalic anhydrideThe specific migration of this substance shall be not detectable (when measured by a method with a limit of detection of 0.01 mg/kg)
114.18310036653-82-4Hexadecan-l-ol
115.18430000116-15-4HexafluoropropyleneThe specific migration of this substance shall be not detectable (when measured by a method with a limit of detection of 0.01 mg/kg)
116.18460000124-09-4HexamethylenediamineThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 2.4 mg/kg
117.18640000822-06-0Hexamethylene diisocyanateAs item 70
118.18670000100-97-0HexamethylenetetramineThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 15 mg/kg (expressed as formaldehyde)
119.As item 84000123-31-9HydroquinoneAs item 84
120.18880000099-96-7p-Hydroxybenzoic acid
121.19000000115-11-7Isobutene
122.19210001459-93-4Isophthalic acid, dimethyl esterThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 0.05 mg/kg
123.19270000097-65-4Itaconic acid
124.19460000050-21-5Lactic acid
125.19470000143-07-7Lauric acid
126.19480002146-71-6Lauric acid, vinyl ester
127.19510011132-73-3Lignocellulose
128.19540000110-16-7Maleic acidThe specific migration of this substance alone or together with item 129 shall not exceed a total of 30 mg/kg
129.19960000108-31-6Maleic anhydrideThe specific migration of this substance alone or together with item 128 shall not exceed a total of 30 mg/kg (expressed as maleic acid)
130.As item 215000108-78-1MelamineAs item 215
131.20020000079-41-4Methacrylic acid
132.20080002495-37-6Methacrylic acid, benzyl ester
133.20110000097-88-1Methacrylic acid, butyl ester
134.20140002998-18-7Methacrylic acid, sec-butyl ester
135.20170000585-07-9Methacrylic acid, tert-butyl ester
136.20890000097-63-2Methacrylic acid, ethyl ester
137.21010000097-86-9Methacrylic acid, isobutyl ester
138.21100004655-34-9Methacrylic acid, isopropyl ester
139.21130000080-62-6Methacrylic acid, methyl ester
140.21190000868-77-9Methacrylic acid, monoester with ethyleneglycol
141.21280002177-70-0Methacrylic acid, phenyl ester
142.21340002210-28-8Methacrylic acid, propyl ester
143.21460000760-93-0Methacrylic anhydride
144.21490000126-98-7MethacrylonitrileThe specific migration of this substance shall be not detectable (when measured by a method with a limit of detection of 0.02 mg/kg, analytical tolerance included)
145.21550000067-56-1Methanol
146.21940000924-42-5N-MethylolacrylamideThe specific migration of this substance shall be not detectable (when measured by a method with a limit of detection of 0.01 mg/kg)
147.22150000691-37-24-Methylpent-1-eneThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 0.02 mg/kg
148.22350000544-63-8Myristic acid
149.22390000840-65-32,6-Naphthalenedicarboxylic acid, dimethyl esterThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 0.05 mg/kg
150.22420003173-72-61,5-Naphthalene diisocyanateAs item 70
151.22450009004-70-0Nitrocellulose
152.22480000143-08-8Nonan-1-ol
153.22570000112-96-9Octadecyl isocyanateAs item 70
154.22600000111-87-5Octan-1-ol
155.22660000111-66-0Oct-l-eneThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 15 mg/kg
156.22763000112-80-1Oleic acid
157.22780000057-10-3Palmitic acid
158.22840000115-77-5Pentaerythritol
159.22870000071-41-0Pentan-1-ol
160.22960000108-95-2Phenol
161.23050000108-45-21,3-PhenylenediamineThe quantity of this substance in the finished plastic material or article shall not exceed 1 mg/kg
162.As item 60000075-44-5PhosgeneAs item 60
163.23170007664-38-2Phosphoric acid
164.As item 204Phthalic acidAs item 204
165.23200000088-99-3o-Phthalic acid
166.23230000131-17-9Phthalic acid, diallyl esterThe specific migration of this substance shall be not detectable (when measured by a method with a limit of detection of 0.01 mg/kg)
167.23380000085-44-9Phthalic anhydride
168.23470000080-56-8alpha-Pinene
169.23500000127-91-3beta-Pinene
170.23590025322-68-3Polyethylene glycol
171.23650025322-69-4Polypropylene glycol (molecular weight greater than 400)
172.23651025322-69-4Polypropyleneglycol
173.23740000057-55-6Propan-1,2-diol
174.23800000071-23-8Propan-1-ol
175.23830000067-63-0Propan-2-ol
176.23860000123-38-6Propionaldehyde
177.23890000079-09-4Propionic acid
178.23950000123-62-6Propionic anhydride
179.23980000115-07-1Propylene
180.24010000075-56-9Propylene oxideThe quantity of this substance in the finished plastic material or article shall not exceed 1 mg/kg
181.As item 82000120-80-9PyrocatecholAs item 82
182.24057000089-32-7Pyromellitic anhydrideThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 0.05 mg/kg (expressed as pyromellitic acid)
183.24070073138-82-6Resin acids and rosin acids
184.As item 83000108-46-3ResorcinolAs item 83
185.24100008050-09-7Rosin
186.24130008050-09-7Rosin gum
187.24160008052-10-6Rosin tall oil
188.24190009014-63-5Rosin wood
189.24250009006-04-6Rubber, natural
190.24270000069-72-7Salicylic acid
191.24280000111-20-6Sebacic acid
192.24430002561-88-8Sebacic anhydride
193.24475001313-82-2Sodium sulphide
194.24490000050-70-4Sorbitol
195.24520008001-22-7Soybean oil
196.24540009005-25-8Starch, edibleThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 0.05 mg/kg
197.24550000057-11-4Stearic acid
198.24610000100-42-5Styrene
199.24820000110-15-6Succinic acid
200.24850000108-30-5Succinic anhydride
201.24880000057-50-1Sucrose
202.24887006362-79-45-Sulphoisophthalic acid, monosodium saltThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 5 mg/kg
203.24888003965-55-75-Sulphoisophthalic acid, monosodium salt, dimethyl esterThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 0.05 mg/kg
204.24910000100-21-0Terephthalic acidThe specific migration of this substance alone or together with item 205 shall not exceed a total of 7.5 mg/kg
205.24940000100-20-9Terephthalic acid dichlorideThe specific migration of this substance alone or together with item 204 shall not exceed 7.5 mg/kg (expressed as terephthalic acid)
206.24970000120-61-6Terephthalic acid, dimethyl ester
207.25090000112-60-7Tetraethylene glycol
208.25120000116-14-3TetrafluoroethyleneThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 0.05 mg/kg
209.25150000109-99-9TetrahydrofuranThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 0.6 mg/kg
210.25180000102-60-3N,N,N',N'-Tetrakis(2-hydroxypropyl)-ethylenediamine
211.25210000584-84-92,4-Toluene diisocyanateAs item 70
212.25240000091-08-72,6-Toluene diisocyanateAs item 70
213.25270026747-90-02,4-Toluene diisocyanate dimerAs item 70
214.25360Trialkyl(C5-C15)acetic acid, 2,3-epoxypropyl esterThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 6 mg/kg
215.25420000108-78-12,4,6-Triamino-1,3,5-triazineThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 30 mg/kg
216.25510000112-27-6Triethylene glycol
217.25600000077-99-61,1,1-TrimethylolpropaneThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 6 mg/kg
218.25910024800-44-0Tripropylene glycol
219.25960000057-13-6Urea
220.26050000075-01-4Vinyl chlorideThe restrictions are those in regulation 5(1)(a) and (b) of the 1987 Regulations when analysed by the method referred to in regulation 14 of those Regulations
221.26110000075-35-4Vinylidene chlorideThe quantity of this substance in the finished plastic material or article shall not exceed 5 mg/kg or the specific migration of this substance shall be not detectable (when measured by a method with a limit of detection of 0.05 mg/kg)
222.26140000075-38-7Vinylidene fluorideThe specific migration of this substance shall not exceed 5 mg/kg

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