Scientific Opinion on the safety assessment of the substance, furan-2,5-dicarboxylic acid, CAS No 3238-40-2, for use in food contact materials

This scientific opinion of the EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids deals with the safety assessment of the substance furan-2,5-dicarboxylic acid (FDCA) with CAS No 3238-40-2 and FCM substance No 01031, for use as a monomer with ethylene glycol to produce polyethylene furanoate polyesters.

Link to resource: http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/efsajournal/pub/3866.htm?utm_source=ejtoc&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2014/10

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Organisation type: Government organisation

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Main area addressed by this resource: Food contact, Safety

Information type: Downloadable PDF

Geographical scope: EU

Level of detail: Detailed

Materials: Polymers

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Product/sector focus: Food & drink

Design topics: Safety

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Compliance: Food contact

Audience: Manufacturers, Those who spec packaging


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