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ANNEX V
Annex V to Directive 2002/72/EC is amended as follows:
(1) Part A is replaced by the following:
`Part A: General specifications
Plastic material and articles shall not release primary aromatic amines in a detectable quantity (DL = 0,01 mg/kg of
food or food simulant). The migration of the primary aromatic amines appearing in the lists in Annex II and III is
excluded from this restriction.
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(2) In Part B, the following new specifications are inserted, in the appropriate numerical order:
Ref. No
OTHER SPECIFICATIONS
`42080
Carbon black
Specifications:
-- Toluene extractables: maximum 0,1 %, determined according to ISO method
6209.
-- UV absorption of cyclohexane extract at 386 nm: < 0,02 AU for a 1 cm cell
or < 0,1 AU for a 5 cm cell, determined according to a generally recognised
method of analysis.
-- Benzo(a)pyrene content: max 0,25 mg/kg carbon black.
-- Maximum use level of carbon black in the polymer: 2,5 % w/w
72081/10
Petroleum hydrocarbon resins (hydrogenated)
Specifications:
Petroleum hydrocarbon resins, hydrogenated are produced by the catalytic or
thermal polymerisation of dienes and olefins of the aliphatic, alicyclic and/or
monobenzenoid arylalkene types from distillates of cracked petroleum stocks
with a boiling range not greater than 220 C, as well as the pure monomers
found in these distillation streams, subsequently followed by distillation, hydro-
genation and additional processing.
Properties:
Viscosity: > 3 Pa.s at 120 C.
Softening point: > 95 C as determined by ASTM Method E 28-67.
Bromine number: < 40 (ASTM D1159)
The colour of a 50 % solution in toluene < 11 on the Gardner scale
Residual aromatic monomer
50 ppm
76845
Polyester of 1,4-butanediol with caprolactone
MW fraction < 1 000 is less than 0,5 % (w/w)
81500
Polyvinylpyrrolidone
The substance shall meet the purity criteria established in Commission Directive
96/77/EC (*)
88640
Soybean oil, epoxidized
Oxirane < 8 %, iodine number < 6
(*) OJ L 339, 30.12.1996, p. 1.
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EN
31.3.2007
Official Journal of the European Union
L 91/33