EFSA publishes an opinion which considers the polypropylene (PP) recycling process “INTERSEROH Step 1” (RECYC069) safe for use in food contact materials. The process is a closed loop process which allows to recycle damaged reusable PP crates to be recycled into new crates. The process includes washing and grinding of the damaged material before it is blended with virgin PP material. EFSA recommends the process to be verified regularly. The opinion was originally requested by the Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport.

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