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Evonik’s biobased polyamide FDA approved for use in food packaging [Registered]

Evonik Industries recently announced that it has received a food contact substance notification (FCN) for its family of PA1010 polyamides. The VESTAMID® Terra DS16 natural may be used as a basic polymer in the production of articles intended for food contact. Details to the approved applications can be found in the FCN#001439. Essentially, the material may come in contact with all types of food at chilled to elevated room temperatures for single use as well all types of food in repeated use application up to 100°C. Food contact substances (FCS) are materials intended to come into contact with food, such…

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