India: Migration limits introduced for antimony and DEHP as materials in contact with food

August 31, 2022

On August 31, 2022, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) informed about its set migration limits for antimony and Phthalic acid, bis (2- ethylhexyl) ester (DEHP) in materials that come into contact with food. As a result of this amendment, antimony (0.04 mg/kg) and DEHP (1.5 mg/kg) have been added to the list of specified substances with migration values from plastic materials intended for contact with food, making a total of nine substances that have been specified. 

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