Scientific Opinion on the safety evaluation of the active substances, activated carbon, water, iron powder, kaolin calcined, sulphur and sodium chloride for use as active component in food contact materials

This scientific opinion of EFSA deals with the risk assessment of the active substances activated carbon (CAS No 7440-44-0, FCM Substance No 984), water (CAS No 7732-18-5, FCM Substance No 515), iron powder (CAS No 7439-89-6, FCM Substance No 983), kaolin calcined (CAS No 92704-41-1, FCM Substance No 753), sulphur (CAS No 7704-34-9, FCM Substance No 514), sodium chloride (CAS No 7647-14-5, FCM Substance No 985), used in mixtures which are packed into sachets for absorbing oxygen from the food environment.

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Organisation: EFSA Visit this organisation's home page

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


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Product/sector focus: Food only

Design topics: Safety

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Compliance: Additives, Food contact

Audience: Manufacturers, Packers, Those who spec packaging


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