Food-contact Products

Food Contact Materials (FCMs) are materials and products that come into contact with food during normal use, which could range from food packaging, tableware, kitchenware, food-processing equipment, to adhesives, printing inks, and other auxiliary materials used in the production of these products.

Regulations and standards for food-contact materials have been in place and in force worldwide. Our expertise is always on hand to help customers unravel this regulatory minefield and we offers customized testing solutions to food contact materials in accordance with regulations and directives in various markets. Our testing services include but are not limited to:

  • (EU) No. 10/2011 plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food
  • Council of Europe Resolution ResAP(2004)5 on silicones used for food contact applications
  • Council of Europe Resolution CMRes(2013)9 on metals and alloys used in food contact materials and articles
  • German Foods, Consumer Goods and Feedstuffs Code (LFGB)