Scientific Opinion on the safety evaluation of the substance, (ethyl acrylate, methyl methacrylate) copolymer, CAS No. 9010-88-2, for use in food contact materials

(Ethyl acrylate, methyl methacrylate) copolymer; CAS number 9010-88-2; Ref. No. 53245; FCM substance No 868; Food contact materials; Safety assessment; Evaluation
First published in the EFSA Journal
5 December 2011
24 November 2011
Scientific Opinion

This scientific opinion of EFSA deals with the risk assessment of the substance (ethyl acrylate, methyl methacrylate) copolymer, CAS No 9010-88-2, REF. No. 53245 and FCM substance No 868 for which the CEF Panel concluded that the intended use in rigid PVC at a maximum level of 2% w/w and in PLA and in PET at a maximum level of 5% w/w is not of safety concern for the consumer.

Panel members at the time of adoption
Ulla Beckman Sundh, Mona-Lise Binderup, Leon Brimer, Laurence Castle, Karl-Heinz Engel, Roland Franz, Nathalie Gontard, Rainer Gürtler, Trine Husøy, Klaus-Dieter Jany, Catherine Leclercq, Jean-Claude Lhuguenot, Wim Mennes, Maria Rosaria Milana, Iona Pratt, Kettil Svensson, Fidel Toldrá and Detlef Wölfle
Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids
cef-unit [at]
EFSA Journal 2011;9(12):2464 [9 pp.].
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Ministère de l’Économie, des Finances et de l’Industrie, France