If you have questions, please contact Sancoemail@example.com. Table of contents : A) Data content B) Database description (user manual) Webpage Substance Substance Substance Substance Substance Substance Substance Categories Group restrictions Group restrictions Group restriction Group restriction Legislation Legislation Notes on verification of complianceDocuments Documents Reports Last update: 20/04/2010 Search group restriction Results Version History Search Results Search criteria and results Section Search Criteria Results General Data
data content & database description
The purpose of this document is to explain the structure and content of the database.
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Name and reference number(s) assigned to this substance for which an application for authorisation for use as a monomer and/or additive in plastic has been submitted Message Authorisation of the use of this substance in Food Contact Materials Application for authorisation
Search Criteria Search Results
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A) Data content
(last update: 22/04/2010) Thedatabase contains the data on : a) substances authorised to be used in plastics (Union list of substances to be used in plastics; listed in the plastic implementing measure) b) substances not yet authorised to be used in plastics The database is continuously being updated with substances which are now being risk assessed by EFSA: the database informs if there is/are any ongoing application procedure(s)and the status of risk assessment. c) substances authorised to be used in plastics but not appearing in the plastics legislation because their authorisation is covered by the authorisation of another / other substance(s). For example: salts of aluminium, ammonium, barium, calcium, cobalt, copper, iron, lithium, magnesium, manganese, potassium, sodium and zinc of authorised acids that were listedin 2002/72/EC and are not anymore listed in the plastic implementing measure are authorised if the free acid is authorised (EFSA Journal 2009; 7(10):1364) such as substances covered by more generic substances d) components of mixtures; these substances also got a unique FCM substance No
The database does not (yet) contain data on : a) substances risk assessed by the Scientific Committee of Foodand not authorised to be used in plastics or other categories of food contact materials b) substances risk assessed by EFSA for use in other categories of food contact materials than plastics
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B) Database description (user manual)
Webpage and section Webpage Substance – section Search Criteria Description In order to help facilitate your search for aparticular food contact material substance, you may specify one or more filters to limit your results. Substance No. This is the unique FCM (Food Contact Materials) identification number of a substance Ref. No. This is the EEC packaging material reference number. The Ref. No. was the previous identification system used under the Plastics Directives 2002/72/EC. The reference number is a 5 digit numberand indicate if the use is as monomer or other starting substance (from 10000 to 29999) or if the substance is used as an additive or a polymer production aid (from 30000 to 99999). Important: You can search for a plastic Ref No by means of the field Ref No and also by means of the field "Substance name and Synonym". Substance name and Synonym This is the chemical name or a synonym. You may enterany value into this field which may help to retrieve the substance you wish to find. Also an abbreviated name can be searched, e.g. BADGE. About 25 substances mentioned in the Plastics Directives 2002/72/EC appeared with more than one name and corresponding Ref No (the Ref No was related to their use). One of these names was inserted as the chemical name, the other name(s) as synonym name(s)....