Smithers Pira responds to FEICA guidance on adhesive migration tests

Smithers Pira responds to FEICA guidance on adhesive migration tests

On 27 May, the Association of the European Adhesive and Sealant Industry (FEICA) published a new advisory document on conformity testing adhesives in food contact materials.

Commenting on its publication, food contact legislative expert Alistair Irvine asserts that "The FEICA guidance document is a welcome contribution to help industry establish the suitability of adhesives in food contact applications. As adhesives are not currently covered by harmonised EU legislation there have previously been no well-defined testing rules."

The 12 page free-to-download guidance paper – Migration Testing of Adhesives Intended for Food Contact Materials  – has been issued as part of a broader FEICA project on food contact.

 

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Source: www.smitherspira.com