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The Plastic Materials and Articles in Contact with Food Regulations 1998

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A. Testing, reduction factors and definition of food types

3.  Food types are defined in the Table to this paragraph (referred to in this Part of this Schedule as “Table 1”).

TABLE 1
DefinitionMeaning
Aqueous foods having a pH> 4.5Foods in relation to which simulant A only is specified in the Table to Part IV of this Schedule
Acidic foods having a pH<= 4.5Foods in relation to which simulant B only is specified in the Table to Part IV of this Schedule
Alcoholic foodsFoods in relation to which simulant C only is specified in the Table to Part IV of this Schedule
Fatty foodsFoods in relation to which simulant D only is specified in the Table to Part IV of this Schedule
Dry foodsFoods in relation to which no simulant is specified in the Table to Part IV of this Schedule

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