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US Food Contact Regulation: Easier Compliance for Adhesives & Coatings

On-Demand Course

Recorded on Jan 30, 2020

Speed-up the compliance process for your food contact materials (adhesives, coatings…) by smartly integrating US FDA requirements (material selection, tests…) in your R&D process from the start.

Andreas Tschech will review the latest FDA rules & share tips for R&D practice to help you:
  • Easily determine compliance of food contact materials (FCM)
  • Efficiently develop new materials for food contact (incl. info requirements for FCN)

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Andreas Tschech Presented By:
Andreas Tschech

Length: 90 min

Course Type: Regulation
Level: Intermediate

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Why should you view this course?

Checking for compliance of your food contact materials at the very end of the process = longer time to market & higher costs! To prevent future problems with non-compliant products, join this course and:

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  1. Keep up on current FDA food contact legislations impacting coatings & adhesives: new requirements, positive lists, migration limits…

  2. Prevent future liability issues by timely running appropriate tests (end tests and/or migration test) to determine compliance

  3. Lower time & cost needed to develop new materials for food contact with smart tips for ingredient selection, R&D practice, preparation of FCN…

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US Food Contact Regulation: Easier Compliance for Adhesives & Coatings

Who should view this course?

R&D people, quality managers, sales people and buyers of food contact materials... throughout the supply chain – from raw material producers to end-users.

Course Outline

The following sections will be covered during the session:

  • Introduction to US FDA regulation of Food Contact Materials
  • Structure of US FDA regulations of FCM
    • General requirements
    • Specific requirements for adhesives and coatings
    • Other “positive lists” (Where to find them?...)

  • Determining compliance of FCM & what it means for R&D practice
    • Compositional compliance
    • Compliance with use conditions
    • End tests specifications

  • Development of new materials for food contact – Impact on R&D practices:
    • Making an “intelligent choice” of a new substance to be used in the manufacture of a new material
    • Data necessary for determination of the safe use of a new food contact substance
    • Information requirement for Food Contact Notification, FCN

  • 30 mins Q&A - Interact live/ ask questions directly from the expert!

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Members Reviews

This very good course was helpful to understand the US regulation. Also the links provided will be very useful for the future.

Inmaculada L. , from LURESA RESINAS S.L.

Excellent course! The topic is complex and this course helps to define the path to compliance.

Dennis P. , from Hewlett-Packard

Good overview over US Food Contact Regulation, especially the links to various positive lists are very useful.

Carina G. , from Fraunhofer IVV

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