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Food contact material applications: regulations and guidance

EU legislation and EFSA guidance documents detail how to compile dossiers for food contact material applications and what type of scientific data and other information must be included. EFSA regularly updates its guidance documents. Applicants are reminded to ensure they are using the latest version before applying.

Food contact materials

Regulatory framework

Plastic materials

Administrative guidance and support initiatives

Scientific guidance

Recycling process to produce recycled plastic

Administrative guidance and support initiatives

Scientific guidance

Active and intelligent materials and articles

Administrative guidance and support initiatives

Scientific guidance

Regenerated cellulose film

Administrative guidance and support initiatives