Commission Regulation (EU) N° 10/2011 of 14 January 2011

On plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

What does it change?

- Main change: Glass fiber is now included in the scope of the regulation
- Glass fiber must comply with the European Union list of authorized substances
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What are the deadlines?

- 1st of January 2016: Compliance with union list of authorized substances
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How to be prepared?

- Understand the impact on your products
- Develop and implement compliant material solutions where necessary
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Compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) EU regulation 2023/2006

What should you expect from your material supplier?

- Prevention of risk (contamination, etc)
- QA/QC system
- Supporting documentation and traceability
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Owens Corning Solutions

- If you are using reinforced Polyamide (PA) materials
Please see our FoodContact™ 295 Solution

- If you are using reinforced high temperature thermoplastics materials
Please see our FoodContact™ 210 Solution

- If you are using reinforced Polyphenyleneoxide (PPO) materials
Please see our FoodContact™ 242 Solution

- If you are using other reinforced thermoplastic materials
We can offer our FoodContact™ solutions for other reinforced thermoplastic materials. Please Contact Us

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