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Annual activity report 2007 of the Community reference laboratory for food contact materials

Funded under: FP7-KBBE


The following report is an internal technical report destined to Commission services, National Reference Laboratories and Member State Competent Authorities. It reports the deliverables from the work programme 2007 of the Community Reference Laboratories for Food Contact Materials established under Regulation EC No 882/2004. The work programme 2007 was based on the duties listed in OFFC and was organised around 6 core activities, which were. - Core Area 1: General tasks (including meeting, budgets, reports) - Core Area 2: Methodologies for sampling and analysis, including: Expansion of the method databank (CRL-FCM website) Development of guidelines on method performance and validation (CRL drafting, CRL-NRL Network forum) Development of guidelines on sampling and testing conditions with a focus on articles (CRL drafting, CRL-NRL Network forum) - Core Area 3: References substances and materials, including: Provision of a Olive oil to specifications as simulant D (CRL laboratory task) Collection of monomer and additives (CRL laboratory task, website) - Core Area 4: Exchange of information, training, capacity building, knowledge sharing. Including, technical scientific support, provision of standard substances including storage and administration documentation, analysis of official samples, training to NRL or third countries - Core Area 5: Quality assurance and control, including audits and accreditation - Core Area 6: internal and external Communication. The present report presents the work accomplished and deliverables related to the various activities included in the work programme 2007.

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Authors: SIMONEAU C, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Health and Consumer Protection, Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 23394 EN (2008), 30 pp. Free of charge
Availability: (Catalogue Number: LB-NA-23394-EN-C)
ISBN: ISBN: 978-92-79-09291
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