Food Contact Regenerated Cellulose Directive - Authorised Substances

EU. Substances Authorised in Manufacture of Regenerated Cellulose Film for Use as FCM (Annex II), Directive 2007/42/EC, 30 June 2007

This list contains the substances and substance groups authorised by the EU in the manufacture of regenerated cellulose film intended to come into contact with foodstuffs. Representing Annex II of Directive 2007/42/EC, the list is divided into first and second parts, for uncoated and coated regenerated cellulose film, respectively. For some entries, the list includes functional classes, maximum and minimum limit values, and other restrictions.

Regenerated cellulose

The product obtained by treating cellulose with caustic soda, reacting this with carbon disulfide, dissolving this in a dilute alkali solution and extruding into an acid to form a continuous viscose tube. EC / List no: 270-493-7 CAS no: 68442-85-3
Restrictions Qualifier(s)
Calculated in relation to the quantity of anhydrous uncoated regenerated cellulose film
Minimum Threshold
72 %w/w
Denominations Application Name
Uncoated regenerated cellulose film

Coated regenerated cellulose film

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