Scientific Opinion on the safety evaluation of the process “Holfeld Diamat” used to recycle post-consumer PET into food contact materials

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 Holfeld Diamat (EC register number RECYC076) which is based on the Diamat technology. The input of the process is washed and dried PET flakes originating from collected post-consumer PET containers, mainly bottles, containing no more than 5 % of PET from non-food consumer applications.

Link to resource: http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/efsajournal/pub/3118.htm

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Link retrieved/verified on: 29/02/2016

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, Recycling, Regulations & standards, Safety

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

Geographical scope: EU

Level of detail: Detailed

Materials: PET, Polymers

Packaging types: Bottles

Product/sector focus: Food & drink

Design topics: Recycled content

Latest developments:

End of life: Recycling

Compliance: EU requirements, Food contact, Regulations

Audience: Converters, Those who spec packaging


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