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Frequently Asked Questions and Answers concerning the BfR Recommendations on Food Contact Materials

FAQ of BfR of 15 February 2011

Materials which come into contact with foods may not release substances into foods which involve a health risk for consumers. Examples of such materials are plastics, paper, cardboard or rubber.

The Federal Institute for Risk Assessment provides the database "Recommendations on Food Contact Materials" on its website. The goal of the BfR Recommendations is to define the conditions under which no migration of substances with a health risk occurs from the contact materials to the foods.

Given the large number of enquiries concerning the database, BfR has compiled the following questions and answers on the BfR recommendations:

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