Monthly Archives: January 2016

Chemical migration

Source: http://www.foodpackagingforum.org/news/chemical-migration-from-plastic-containers Chemical migration from plastic containers –Danish consumer council tests plastic lunch boxes and food containers; no chemicals of concern detected; some containers showed considerable overall chemical migration into warm fatty foods Source: http://www.foodpackagingforum.org/news/chemical-migration-from-bottles Chemical migration from bottles –Danish … Continue reading

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January 2016 OSHA Compliance Webinar and 2014 Ink Industry Illness/Injury Statisics

Available now on  the  NAPIM  Members Resources website: January 19, 2016 OSHA Update Webinar  This page also includes NAPIM compliance webinars for the last three years The US Bureau of Labor Statistics has recently published the illness/injury statistics for the … Continue reading

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FDA Bans 3 Food Contact Substances

January 2016 – The Food and Drug Administration  is amending the food additive regulations to no longer provide for the use of three specific perfluoroalkyl ethyl containing food-contact substances (FCSs) as oil and water repellants for paper and paperboard for … Continue reading

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ECHA Adds 5 Substances to the List of SVHC – December 2015

The European Chemical Safety Agency (ECHA) has amended the SVHC list with 5  additional substances: Nitrobenzene 2,4-di-tert-butyl-6-(5-chlorobenzotriazol-2-yl)phenol (UV-327 2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4-(tert-butyl)-6-(sec-butyl)phenol (UV-350) 1,3-propanesultone Perfluorononan-1-oic-acid and its sodium and ammonium salts Please contact the NAPIM office if you have any questions.

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