EFSA Journal 2015;13(11):4284 [13 pp.].
Possible conflict of interest:
One member of the Panel did not participate in the discussion on the subject referred to above because of potential conflicts of interest identified in accordance with the EFSA policy on declarations of interests.
Panel members at the time of adoption:
Claudia Bolognesi, Laurence Castle, Jean-Pierre Cravedi, Karl-Heinz Engel, Paul Fowler, Roland Franz, Konrad Grob, Rainer Gürtler, Trine Husøy, Sirpa Kärenlampi, Wim Mennes, Maria Rosaria Milana, André Penninks, Vittorio Silano, Andrew Smith, Maria de Fátima Tavares Poças, Christina Tlustos, Detlef Wölfle, Holger Zorn and Corina-Aurelia Zugravu.
The Panel wishes to thank the members of the Working Group on Recycling Plastics, Laurence Castle, Vincent Dudler, Nathalie Gontard, Eugenia Lampi, Maria Rosaria Milana, Cristina Nerin, Constantine Papaspyrides and Maria de Fátima Tavares Poças and EFSA staff member Cristina Croera for the preparatory work on this scientific output.
Opinion of the Scientific Committee/Scientific Panel
On request from:
Public health authority of Slovak Republic
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma, Italy
General Plastic, food contact materials, plastic, poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET), recycling process, safety assessment