Skip to main content

Is Elemental Copper Considered GRAS?

Is elemental copper a GRAS item for single use packaging where it may come into contact with food? I can find no direct reference to this on the...

Can Substances Cleared in Section 175.300 Be Cross-Referenced into Other Regulations?

I understand that substances permitted for use in coatings, according to 21 C.F.R. Part 175.300, are also permitted to be used in adhesives (175...

How are Adhesives That are Separated from Food By a Functional Barrier Regulated?

Do all the components of an adhesive for food packaging (cardboard boxes) have to be in the list of cleared substances found in 21 C.F.R. 175.105...

What GMP Requirements Apply to Resin and Colorant Manufacture?

We produce trays for smoked seafood out of HDPE FDA grade material. We have cleaning and sanitization processes to minimize the likelihood of the...

How is the Cross-Reference in Section 176.170(a)(4) Interpreted?

In 21 CFR part 176.170, it is indicated that substances that can be safely used as component of uncoated or coated food contact surface of paper...