Migration from Food Contact Materials / Edition 1

Migration from Food Contact Materials / Edition 1

by L.L. Katan
     
 

The advent of sophisticated packaging materials and methods had stimul ated the development of complex delivery systems from producer to cons umer, resulting in the availability of a wide range of products at an affordable price. Contemporary distribution methods are not without pr oblems however, and specifically related to packaging is the possibili ty of

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The advent of sophisticated packaging materials and methods had stimul ated the development of complex delivery systems from producer to cons umer, resulting in the availability of a wide range of products at an affordable price. Contemporary distribution methods are not without pr oblems however, and specifically related to packaging is the possibili ty of migration—the contamination of food by components of the materi als in contact with it. In this area, both technology and regulations are well developed, but basic science, for a variety of reasons, has t ended to advance less quickly. This book addresses the basic science o f migration. The editor has brought together a range of authors, all o f whom are acknowledged experts in their fields, to provide a timely a nd concise overview of this important topic. Covering basic science, c ommon materials and the major regulations in North America, Europe and Japan, this book will become a key information source in every librar y concerned with food technology.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780751402377
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
06/30/1996
Edition description:
1996
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Effects of Migration. Mathematical Modeling. Organoleptic Assessment. Plastics. Metals. Glass. Paper and Board. RCF Elastomers. Methodology. Real Life and Other Specific Situations. Regulations. Appendixes. Index

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