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Whitepaper “Influenceable factors for migration“
There are several points, which do have an essential influence on migration. By being aware of these, the entire food industry can easily contribute to lower migration risks…
Keywords: Migration, food packaging, risk minimization


Whitepaper “Some tips to prevent contamination“
Contamination of foodstuff is an important issue for the consumers. To avoid contamination and to protect our food against...
Keywords: NIAS, not intentionally added substances, HACCP, hazard analysis critical control points, good manufacturing practice, GMP, food packaging


Whitepaper “Raw Materials for Packaging Hotmelts - Points to consider“
This whitepaper shows the meticulous work of our professionals during the selection of raw materials for our food safe packaging adhesives...
Keywords: SML-table, Migration, Raw materials


Whitepaper “FSSC 22000: Food safety benchmark for hotmelt adhesive”
At first glance, production of hot melt adhesives may seem to be isolated from food safety. In fact, packaging material suppliers and food …
Keywords: Hotmelt adhesive, FSSC 22000, food and beverage packaging


Whitepaper “Legal advancements and risk minimization in food packaging”
In recent years, a series of recalls involving everything from chicken and beef to peanuts, spinach and dog food has impacted the food industry…
Keywords: FSMA legislation, food packaging, risk minimization


Whitepaper “How to determine safety of a food contact adhesive”
The analysis of not listed substances is one of the important tasks of our food packaging team. For the risk assessment we closely collaborate with...
Keywords: Risk assessment, food contact materials, framework regulation


Whitepaper “Low migration packaging adhesives for paper converting”
Stringent migration limits and a complex legal situation regarding food packages pose an increasing challenge to the packaging industry...
Keywords: Migration limit, paper converting, low migration, water-based adhesives, Adhesin


Whitepaper “Food safety in tissue converting adhesives”
The tissue industry is usually not the first market which is associated with food safety requirements for its products and packaging...
Keywords: Tissue converting, food safety, kitchen towels, core winding, tail sealing, wet tack


Whitepaper “The Aquence FiberPlus product range”
On the technical and equipment-related side, the tissue industry is very advanced and has continuously increasing standards...
Keywords: Tissue converting, water dispersible, product performance test, food contact


Presentation “Why food safe adhesives?”
Packaging megatrends lead to a higher demand in innovative adhesive solutions – including safety. New materials, lifestyle of health...
Keywords: Packaging adhesives, REACH, food packaging, barrier, low migration


Presentation “Tracking migration: adhesives in food packaging”
The assessment of an adhesive is one of the main analytical challenges. Also, the legislative background for food contact adhesives...
Keywords: Migration, food packaging, Analytics, GLP, GMP, spectroscopy


Whitepaper “Analysis of Non-Intentionally Added Substances (NIAS)“
Formulation of chemical-technical products requires a wide range
of different raw materials. Depending on their purity...
Keywords: NIAS, Raw material, Migration, Plastic regulation, Food contact material


Whitepaper “Henkel‘s Food Contact Statement“
As producer of packaging adhesives Henkel is part of the supply
chain for food contact materials. Following the...
Keywords: Food contact material, specific migration limit, SML, framework regulation, good manufacturing practice, GMP


Whitepaper “The requirements for self adhesive labels“
There are new challenges for self adhesive labels like flexible packaging applications. In the production of cheese and meat…
Keywords: FDA, Pressure sensitive adhesives, Labeling, Food contact adhesives


Whitepaper “Safe adhesives for flexible food packaging“
Flexible packaging for the food industry has gained more and more market share from the “traditional packaging” e.g. tin cans...
Keywords: Flexible packaging, laminating adhesives, polyurethane, solvent-free


Whitepaper “Smart cure laminating adhesives”
The chemistry of solvent-free polyurethane laminating adhesives has gone through a series of step changes since the first multilayer...
Keywords: Solvent-free, food safety, fast cure, migration, laminating adhesives


Whitepaper “Pressure sensitive hotmelts for food contact applications”
Pressure sensitive adhesives are used in various applications like tapes, labels, self-adhesive films or band aid materials...
Keywords: Pressure sensitive adhesives, PSA, labeling, food contact, FDA 175.105


Whitepaper “Food contact legislation”
Article 14 of the European Food Regulation (EC) No. 178/2002 states that “food shall not be placed on the market if it is unsafe...
Keywords: Food contact legislation, framework regulation, food packaging, adhesives


Whitepaper “Migration and migration testing”
A wide range of standardized migration tests have been established in order to determine if food packaging really is food-safe...
Keywords: Migration test, overall migration limit, OML, food contact, specific migration limit


Whitepaper “Guidelines for food contact materials besides plastics”
In Europe, there are two important regulations for food contact materials: Framework Regulation (EC) No. 1935/2004 and the...
Keywords: Framework regulation, food contact material, good manufacturing practice, GMP


Whitepaper “Formulation reconstruction”
Consumer goods and technical products contain various raw materials that influence their properties. Any observation made during application of the...
Keywords: Raw materials, formulation, titration, fractionation, chromatography, spectroscopy