Industry asks for clarity about migration of mineral oils

04 April 2018

As requested by the packaging industry, the Netherlands Institute for Sustainable Packaging (KIDV) has created an overview of the steps that can be taken to deal with the risks associated with mineral oil migration.
The literature research is part of the scientific research programme of the KIDV and the Top institute Food and Nutrition (TiFN).
The report shows that the industry needs concentration limits for mineral oils in packaging of recycled paper and board that are legally fixed. Three options flow from the literature research: taking steps to prevent contamination, removal of mineral oils and blocking the migration of mineral oil (KIDV, 20 March 2018).
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