On June 12, 2018, the Food Packaging Forum (FPF) published the 2nd edition of its dossier on non-intentionally added substances (NIAS) as well as an updated summary article on the same topic. The dossier includes background information on NIAS, describes their origins and detection methods, provides various examples, and explains the regulatory situation. Approaches to handling the risk of NIAS are summarized, focusing on structural identification, hazard assessment, priority setting, exposure analysis, and risk assessment and management.

As a novelty, the NIAS dossier is not only available in English but has also been translated into German to reach a wider audience.

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FPF (June 12, 2018). “Non-intentionally added substances (NIAS).


FPF dossier (June 12, 2018). “Non-intentionally added substances (NIAS).” 2nd edition, DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1265331 (pdf; in English)

FPF dossier (June 12, 2018). “Non-intentionally added substances (NIAS).” DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1280986 (pdf; in German)