Chemical Migration and Food Contact Materials

Chemical Migration and Food Contact Materials

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781845692094
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 12/22/2006
Series: Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 480
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

Karen Barnes works for the highly regarded UK Food Standards Agency. The Agency is internationally renowned for its research on chemical migration.

Table of Contents

Chemical migration in food. Part 1 Regulation and quality control of chemical migration into food: Regulation of food contact materials in USA; Regulation of food contact materials in the EU; Traceability and food contact materials. Part 2 Assessing the risks and improving the safety of food contact materials: Compliance testing of chemical migration from food contact materials; Exposure estimation – the missing element for assessing the safety of migrants from food; Toxicology and risk assessment of chemical migration from food contact materials; Mathematical modelling of chemical migration from food contact materials. Part 3 Chemical migration from particular food contact materials: Recycled plastics and chemical migration into food; Plastics and chemical migration into food; Metal packaging and chemical migration into food; Rubber and chemical migration into food; Food packaging inks and varnishes and chemical migration into food; Food packaging adhesives and chemical migration into food; Safety assessment of paper and board used in food packaging; Chemical migration from multi-layer packaging; Chemical migration from active and intelligent packaging materials; Chemical migration from secondary packaging into foods; Case study: Chemical migration from snack and take-away food packaging; Case study: PET as a food contact material.

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