This publication was issued for the first time in 1990. The current issue is the third updated version. The guide contains a review of legislature regarding polymeric materials in food contact applications. Current position and copies of relevant directives are included.
In addition to the content of regulation, there is an extensive discussion on how products can be approved for food contact, including various groups of materials as well as the effect of surface coatings, food contact symbols, recommended addition literature and contact list.
An essential reference work for anyone concerned with the use of polymers in food processing, packaging and storage.