FCM Document Library

FCM Document Library

Please note: Documents provided on this page should not be interpreted as presenting a final opinion of the European Commission. They may reflect discussions in the context of the Expert Working Group on Food Contact Materials of the Toxicological Safety section of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed (SC-PAFF) or meetings with stakeholders. Please note that the historical nature of some documents also means that the situation may have changed. Any documents provided by third parties, including presentations and correspondence are provided here for reason of transparency only. The publication of these documents does not imply an endorsement by the Commission of the content and positions expressed therein.

Documents related to current or past FCM discussions, consultations and initiatives

Subject Summary/ explanation Date Document
Working Group on Food Contact Material of the Toxicological Safety Section of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed Agenda 24-25 February 2020 Agenda
Summary: State of play on the FCM evaluation and ceramics files 24-25 February 2020 Summary
Presentation provided on the 15th and 16th amendment, asking for views on specific matters potentially considered for the 16th amendment 24-25 February 2020 Presentation
Presentation on Phthalates survey in support of the phthalates discussion under the 16th amendment 24-25 February 2020 Presentation
Presentation on recycling, asking for views on specific matters possibly considered for the first amendment to Regulation (EU) No 282/2008 following the outcome of the consultation in November/December 2019. 24-25 February 2020 Presentation
Meeting with industry Copy of presentations given in support of the discussions 6 September 2019 Presentation
Use of bamboo in plastic FCMs Summary of discussions of the Expert Working Group on Food Contact Materials on the use and placing on the market of plastic food contact materials and articles containing ground bamboo or other similar constituents 27 June 2019 Presentation
FCM evaluation The Roadmap sets out the initiative for the evaluation of FCM legislation 28 November 2017 Evaluation and Fitness Check Roadmap
Ceramic FCMs The presentation was given to EU countries to facilitate discussions during the Expert Working Group of the PAFF on FCMs 27 November 2017 Ceramics Presentation
JRC Baseline Study The presentation provides an overview of the report and the findings 14 – 15 September 2017 FCM Baseline study
Multiple subjects The presentation provided an overview of FCM issues to European Professional Associations 30 January 2017 WG Food Contact Materials
Migration Guidelines for non-plastic FCMs The presentation was given by European Professional Association to DG SANTE and EU countries 9 September 2016 Migration Guidelines for non-plastic CFMs
EFSA Scientific opinion on risk assessment The presentation features comments and proposals from EuPC and FPE 9 September 2016 Comments and Proposals from EuPC and Flexible Packaging Europe
GMP The presentation was given by EuPIA on GMP 9 September 2016 EuPIA GMP Presentation
Multiple subjects The presentation provided an overview of FCM issues to European Professional Associations 30 October 2015 Working Group IND
Guidelines on Compliance Testing The document was submitted from European Professional Associations (Plastics Coordination Group) on the draft Guidelines 28 July 2015 Guidelines document