Methods and approaches used by FDA to evaluate the safety of food packaging materials.

@article{Begley1997MethodsAA,
  title={Methods and approaches used by FDA to evaluate the safety of food packaging materials.},
  author={Tim Begley},
  journal={Food additives and contaminants},
  year={1997},
  volume={14 6-7},
  pages={545-53}
}
  • Tim Begley
  • Published 1997 in Food additives and contaminants
In the Federal Register of July 17 1995 (60 FR 36582), the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) established a 'threshold of regulation' process. This process was established for determining when the extent of migration to food is so trivial that safety concerns would be negligible. The process exempts materials in food-contact articles whose use results in dietary concentrations at or below 0.5 ppb (microgram/kg) from the food additive listing regulation requirement. Carcinogens or substances… CONTINUE READING