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Food contact materials: new substance approved

European Union

Aug 14, 2023

With Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/1627 of 10 August 2023, the Commision has amended Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 and authorized the use of the substance bis(2-ethylhexyl)cyclohexane-1,4-dicarboxylate.

In Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 10/2011, the following entry is inserted in numerical order:



bis(2-ethylhexyl) cyclohexane-1,4- dicarboxylate (DEHCH)





Only to be used as an additive in poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) at up to 25 % w/w in contact at room temperature or below with foods for which food simulants A or B are assigned in Table 2 of Annex III.’

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