Guidance has been provided by a Panel of the European Food Safety Authority on the administrative and technical data needed to enable EFSA to perform a safety assessment of recycled plastics intended to be used in contact with food.

[Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food (AFC) on guidelines on submission of a dossier for safety evaluation by the EFSA of a recycling process to produce recycled plastics intended to be used for manufacture of materials and articles in contact with food (Question No. EFSA-Q-2004-168). Adopted on 21 May 2008. The EFSA Journal 2008, 717, 1. Available at on the internet.] {177493}

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