On June 5, 2014 the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a scientific opinion considering the process “Greenfiber” based on the previously authorized VACUREMA Prime ® technology safe for the recycling of post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) into food contact materials (FCMs). Based on conservative modeling, EFSA’s Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids (CEF) estimates potential migration of unknown contaminants to remain below 0.1 μg/kg food.

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CEF (June 5, 2014). “Scientific Opinion on the safety assessment of the process “Greenfiber” based on VACUREMA Prime ® technology used to recycle post-consumer PET into food contact materials.EFSA Journal 2014;12(6):3713.