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Migration of styrene from food contact materials - FS2701

A survey of foods packaged in styrene-based polymer and the measurement of styrene concentrations in these foods
To determine the use of styrene based polymer for food wrapping in the UK. To identify foods that have been in contact with styrene based polymers. To measure styrene concentrations in those foods packaged in styrene based polymers on sale in the UK.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1993

To: 1994

Cost: £23,500
Contractor / Funded Organisations
RAPRA Technology Limited