Chemical Migration and Food Contact Materials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781845690298, 9781845692094

Chemical Migration and Food Contact Materials

1st Edition

Editors: K Barnes Richard Sinclair David Watson
Hardcover ISBN: 9781845690298
eBook ISBN: 9781845692094
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 22nd December 2006
Page Count: 480
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Table of Contents

Chemical migration in food. Part 1 Regulation and quality control of chemical migration into food: Regulation of food contact materials in USA; Regulation of food contact materials in the EU; Traceability and food contact materials. Part 2 Assessing the risks and improving the safety of food contact materials: Compliance testing of chemical migration from food contact materials; Exposure estimation – the missing element for assessing the safety of migrants from food; Toxicology and risk assessment of chemical migration from food contact materials; Mathematical modelling of chemical migration from food contact materials. Part 3 Chemical migration from particular food contact materials: Recycled plastics and chemical migration into food; Plastics and chemical migration into food; Metal packaging and chemical migration into food; Rubber and chemical migration into food; Food packaging inks and varnishes and chemical migration into food; Food packaging adhesives and chemical migration into food; Safety assessment of paper and board used in food packaging; Chemical migration from multi-layer packaging; Chemical migration from active and intelligent packaging materials; Chemical migration from secondary packaging into foods; Case study: Chemical migration from snack and take-away food packaging; Case study: PET as a food contact material.


Description

Chemical migration in food. Part 1 Regulation and quality control of chemical migration into food: Regulation of food contact materials in USA; Regulation of food contact materials in the EU; Traceability and food contact materials. Part 2 Assessing the risks and improving the safety of food contact materials: Compliance testing of chemical migration from food contact materials; Exposure estimation – the missing element for assessing the safety of migrants from food; Toxicology and risk assessment of chemical migration from food contact materials; Mathematical modelling of chemical migration from food contact materials. Part 3 Chemical migration from particular food contact materials: Recycled plastics and chemical migration into food; Plastics and chemical migration into food; Metal packaging and chemical migration into food; Rubber and chemical migration into food; Food packaging inks and varnishes and chemical migration into food; Food packaging adhesives and chemical migration into food; Safety assessment of paper and board used in food packaging; Chemical migration from multi-layer packaging; Chemical migration from active and intelligent packaging materials; Chemical migration from secondary packaging into foods; Case study: Chemical migration from snack and take-away food packaging; Case study: PET as a food contact material.

Key Features

  • Reviews worldwide regulation of food contact materials
  • Includes the latest developments in the analysis of food contact materials
  • Looks in detail at different food contact materials

Readership

Scientists and professionals in the food packing manufacture and food processing industries


Details

No. of pages:
480
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781845692094
Hardcover ISBN:
9781845690298

Reviews

This volume represents one of the essential references for scientists and professionals in food packing manufacture and food processing, as well as all those concerned with assessing the safety of food., Advances in Food Science
Provides an excellent source of reading to students, scientists, and professionals in food packaging manufacture, and those concerned with assessing the safety of food. This book is a welocme edition to libraries., International Journal of Diary Technology


About the Editors

K Barnes Editor

Karen Barnes works for the highly regarded UK Food Standards Agency. The Agency is internationally renowned for its research on chemical migration.

Richard Sinclair Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

The Sinclair Consultancy, UK

David Watson Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

formerly Food Standards Agency, UK