There are two core drivers for food contact testing; achieving regulatory compliance, or contaminant issues (including NIAS and taint).
Food contact testing for regulatory compliance
The food contact team at Smithers has expert knowledge of international food contact regulatory requirements. We offer a comprehensive range of migration testing and consultative support to help you comply with current regulations.
We undertake standard and bespoke migration testing
to help our clients demonstrate compliance on a wide range of food contact materials.
Non-Intentionally Added Substances (NIAS)
Regulation EU No. 10/2011 states that NIAS (non-intentionally added substances)
that may be present in final articles, should be risk assessed using internationally recognised scientific principles. We provide support for companies who need to evaluate if NIAS is present.
Our experts have a wealth of experience investigating taint or odour problems with food packaging, and can help you eliminate the root cause.
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