Defra - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

Science Search

Science and Research Projects

Return to Science Search homepage   Return to Project List

Can overall migration be used as a measure of both the safe- ty & quality of plastics used in connection with food+drink - FS2244

Objective
To determine the viability of extending or adapting the overall migration test in order to obtain data on migrants directly in the food simulants using ready available equipment and methodologies. 1. Is each food stimulant type amenable to sensitive detection of all migration components cost effectively. 2. Can instrumental quantification of migrants be correlated with gravimetre determinations of overall migration. 3. Can the procedures be adopted as standard methods and automated.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1997

To: 1999

Cost: £80,961
Contractor / Funded Organisations
RAPRA Technology Limited
Keywords