NHC Approved Seventeen New Food Contact Substances in China


On 13 December, 2019, National Health Commission of the People's Republic of China (NHC) approved seventeen new food contact substances, including 7 new food contact additives, 2 food contact additives with expanded scope, and 8 new food contact resins.

(1) New food contact additive

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

Polycyclooctene

25267-51-0

Plastic: EVOH

8

Formaldehyde, polymer with 3-methylphenol, butyl ether

61991-38-6

Coating and coating film

12 (count as the dry weight of coating )

Copolymers of acrylamide, diallyldimethylammonium chloride, itaconic acid and propenoic acid

1802295-96-0

Paper and paperboard

1.5 (count as the dry weight of finished paper)

Propenoic acid, polymer with butyl propenoate, compd. with N,N-diethylethanamine

27306-98-5

Coating and coating film

1 (count as the coating formula)

Melamine, polymer with formaldehyde, isobutylated

68002-21-1

Coating and coating film

6 (count as the coating formula)

5-Isobenzofurancarboxylic acid, 1,3-dihydro-1,3-dioxo-, polymer with 2-ethyl-2-(hydroxymethyl)-1,3- propanediol, 1,2-propanediol and 1,2,3-propanetriol

384330-10-3

Coating and coating film

Appropriate level

Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, polymer with formaldehyde and 2,4-diamino-6-phenyl-1,3,5-triazine, ethylated methylated

196823-49-1

Coating and coating film

Appropriate level

(2) Food contact additive with expanded scope

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

Microcrystalline wax and hydrocarbon wax

63231-60-7

Plastic: PS

0.5

Fatty acids, C14-C18 and C16-C18-unsatd

67701-06-8

Plastic: ABS

Appropriate level

(3) New food contact resin

Name

CAS number

Range of application

Maximum level (%)

Formaldehyde, phenol and p-tert-butylphenol polymer with n-butanol

2215936-67-5

Coating and coating film

9.5 (count as the coating formula)

Formaldehyde, reaction products with butyl alcohol and phenol

96446-41-2

Coating and coating film

10.8 (count as the coating formula)

1,3-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, polymer with 1,4-benzenedicarboxylic acid, 1,4-butanediol, propane-1,2-diol and hexanedioic acid

95505-95-6

Coating and coating film

60 (count as the dry weight of coating )

1,3-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, polymer with 1,4-benzenedicarboxylic acid, decanedioic acid, 2,2-dimethyl-1,3-propanediol and 1,2-ethanediol

26353-05-9

Coating and coating film

85 (count as the dry weight of coating )

1,3-benzenedicarboxylic acid, polymer with 1,4-benzenedicarboxylic acid, 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol,

2,2-dimethyl-1,3-propanediol and 1,2-ethanediol

61960-52-9

Coating and coating film

35 (count as the dry weight of coating )

1,3-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, polymer with decanedioic acid, 1,4-dimethyl-1,4-benzenedicarboxylate, 2,2-dimethyl-1,3-propanediol and 1,2-ethanediol

61412-73-5

Coating and coating film

85 (count as the dry weight of coating )

Formaldehyde, polymer with methylphenol

9016-83-5

Coating and coating film

19 (count as the coating formula)

Formaldehyde, polymer with 4,4'-(1-methylethylidene)bis[phenol], 3-methylphenol and 4-methylphenol, butylated

335637-88-2

Coating and coating film

Appropriate level

If you have any needs or questions, please contact us at service@cirs-reach.com.

Reference

NHC News