On November 5, 2013 the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a call for proposals evaluating the impact of the revised FCM guidance (GP/EFSA/FIP/2013/01). The call requests a study of the implications of the FCM guidance on the requirements for the submission of toxicological data and restrictions of FCMs. Further the proposal shall aim to assess the administrative consequences of the revised guidance. The proposal call is open for submission until November 29, 2013.

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EFSA (November 5, 2013). “Call for proposals – GP/EFSA/FIP/2013/01: "Study on the implications on the requirements for submission of toxicological information, restrictions and administrative consequences of the draft revised guideline on Food Contact Materials (FCM)" – Extended deadline: 29 November 2013.