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This handbook provides essential practical information for industrial and state control laboratories and others concerned with ensuring compliance with European Community directive 90/128/EEC relating to plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs. The handbook begins by describing the legal framework and the implementation of the European legislation. There is a brief description of the Dutch fast method to test compliance with legislation using this handbook. Then, a collection of spectra is given for the identification of a hundred of the most important additives used in plastic packaging and coatings.

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Authors: VAN LIEROP B, Food Inspection Service, Utrecht (NL);CASTLE L, CSL Food Science Laboratory, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Norwich (GB);FEIGENBAUM A, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Reims (FR);BOENKE A, CEC Bruxelles (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 18027 EN (1998) 524pp.
Availability: Available from Kluwer Academic Publishers, PO Box 322, 3300 AH Dordrecht (NL)
ISBN: ISBN 0-7923-4986-5
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