Scientific Opinion on the safety evaluation of the process “CO.N.I.P.” used to recycle polypropylene and polyethylene crates for use as food contact material

This scientific opinion of the EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids deals with the safety evaluation of the recycling process “CO.N.I.P.”, EC register number RECYC040. The process recycles single use food contact polypropylene (PP) and high-density polyethylene (HDPE) crates which have been used in a closed and controlled product loop into new recycled crates.

Link to resource: http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/efsajournal/pub/3157.htm

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Link retrieved/verified on: 01/03/2016

Organisation: European Food Standards Authority Visit this organisation's home page

Organisation type: Government organisation

Charge for usage of this resource: None - free

Main area addressed by this resource: Consumers, Food contact, Materials, Regulations & standards, Safety

Information type: Website information pages, Detailed information, Downloadable PDF

Geographical scope: EU

Level of detail: Detailed

Materials: HDPE, PP, Polymers

Packaging types: Crates

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End of life: Recycling

Compliance: EU requirements, Food contact, Regulations

Audience: Converters, Those who spec packaging


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