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EURL-FCM - Substance repository

The EURL-FCM hosts the "Reference collection for monomers and additives". The background of this collection is that each applicant for the evaluation of a substance is requested in the Administrative guidance for the preparation of applications on substances to be used in plastic food contact materials by EFSA to submit a physical sample of 250 g and a relevant analytical method to the JRC. Upon request aliquots of this sample can be made available for research purposes at no charge.

This collection is accompanied by a database of substances which contains searchable identification, characterisation and specification information on substances including substance name, alternative name, URN, CAS or PM number, migration method and analytical technique. This repository of substances is in the process to be renewed.