Compliances and Certificates
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Market-specific Certification

Materials for the food and beverage industry need to have all the key certifications and conform to all the relevant standards.

In the food and beverage industry, certifications are essential to guarantee general hygiene and the purity of foods and beverages. Strict regulations are especially necessary for seals in direct contact with foods and beverages. Our materials meet all the global market-specific standards, such as those issued by the FDA, and have all the relevant certifications including USP Class VI.

Important Certifications and Compliances for the Food & Beverage Industry

APPROVALS / CONFORMITIES AREA OF APPLICATION VALIDITY PERIOD TESTING ON TESTING CRITERIA
EU (Reg.) 1935/2004 Europe unlimited Material • Positive list
• Migration tests
EU (Reg.) 10/2011 Europe unlimited Material and Product • Positive list
• Migration tests
BfR 21. recommendation for rubbers Germany unlimited Material • BfR positive list
• Migration tests (subdivided into categories,
depending on the contact time)
BfR 15. recommendation for silicone materials Germany unlimited Material • BfR positive list
• Migration tests (subdivided into categories, depending on the contact time)
Arrêté 9. Nov. 1994 France unlimited Material • Positive list
• Migration tests
FDA
FDA 21 CFR 177.2600 (Elastomers)
FDA 21 CFR 177.2400 (Perfluorelastomers)
FDA 21 CFR 177.1500 (Plastics)
 
USA (partially relevant for Europe) unlimited Material • FDA positive list
• Migration tests
NSF 51 USA 5 years with annual audit Material or Product • Positive list 
• Migration tests
3-A® Sanitary Standards USA (partially relevant for Europe) 5 years with annual audit Material • FDA positive list
• Migration tests
ADI free – Animal derived ingredient free Worldwide unlimited Material Testing of the formulation for animal-derived ingredients
GB 4806 China unlimited Material Migration tests
GB 9685 China unlimited Material Positive list
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