BfR removes anthraquinone from its list of recommendations for food packaging

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German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5281/zenodo.582028
  • Subject: Opinion | anthraquinone | carcinogens | food packaging | food contact material | registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of chemicals | Germany

The substance anthraquinone is used in the production of paper and cardboard, including food packaging. Anthraquinone contained in the packaging can contaminate food. The Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) took the publication of an expert opinion of the Europe... View more
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