On June 13, 2019, the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP Panel) published the minutes of the sixth meeting of its Working Group on Food Contact Materials (WG-FCM). The meeting was held on May 23, 2019 in Parma, Italy.

During the meeting, the group “discussed the criteria and tools used to place the substances under low, medium und high priority groups in the frame of the EU mandate [EFSAQ-2019-00150] for the priority setting of substances of the FCM Union list [(Annex I of the Regulation (EU) No 10/2011)] without an SML [(specific migration limit)].” The main focus was “on the retrieval of chemical and toxicological information available in databases and the use of predictive structure-activity tools.”

The seventh meeting was scheduled to take place on June 18-19, 2019.

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EFSA CEP Panel (June 13, 2019). “Minutes of the 6th meeting of the working group on food contact materials 2018-2021.(pdf)