Fabrian BrenzCVUA-MEL · Consumer Goods, Nitrosamines, Mineral Oil
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Polyesters are commonly used as food contact materials. During manufacture of polyesters different low molecular mass oligomers (<1000 Da) are formed in the polymer melt. These so-called non-intentionally added substances (NIAS) are potential migrants into foods. In this work, different polyester samples made of polyethylene terephthalate (PET), gl...
Coatings for cans or closures are essential to protect the metal from corrosion and the food from migration of hazardous metal ions. Since coatings are no inert materials, they can release substances of potential health concern into food. In the present study, a comprehensive analysis is presented for a complex two-layered polyester–phenol-coating...
Polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) is a polyester (PES) gaining more importance on the food contact material (FCM) market. However, little is known about the potential migration of PBT oligomers which are formed during the polymer production. In this work, PBT pellets and a slotted spoon manufactured from this material by injection moulding were anal...
Polyesters (PES) are gaining more importance on the food contact material (FCM) market and the variety of properties and applications is expected to be wide. In order to acquire the desired properties manufacturers can combine several FCM approved polyvalent carboxylic acids (PCA) and polyols as monomers. However, information about the qualitative...