This report, commissioned by the ILSI Europe Packaging Materials Task Force, was prepared by the FEICA Paper & Packaging TWG. It is directed to food packagers and adhesive users, as well as to other members of the supply chain and related scientific staff. It aims to provide an overview of the variety of adhesives that can be used in food packaging. In addition, the report describes the typical ingredients of the various types of adhesives and their different behaviours. Furthermore, it describes typical applications of the various adhesives, thus giving the reader assistance in choosing the right adhesive for their individual application.
Finally, the report provides an overview of the food contact legislation relevant for food packaging adhesives, together with guidance on the evaluation of adhesives intended for food contact applications.
By Monika Tonniessen, October 2018 - ISBN 9789078637455 - Copyright 2018 ILSI Europe, first published on http://ilsi.eu/publication/packaging-materials-10-adhesives-for-food-packaging-applications/
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