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Note for Guidance for Food Contact Materials
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NOTE FOR THE READER



1.
It has to be stressed that the Chapter II of this document contains the current official
version of the so-called "SCF guidelines for Food Contact Materials" as it was issued in
the Health & Consumer Protection Directorate-General (DG SANCO) website:
http://europa.eu.int/comm/food/fs/sc/scf/outcome_en.html
These guidelines have been endorsed by the EFSA Scientific Panel on Food Additives,
Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food (AFC) in its second
meeting
http://www.efsa.eu.int/science/afc/afc_meetings/248/minutes_afc_02_adopted_en1.pdf


2.
It should be recalled that the meaning of some abbreviations and terms not explained in
this document appears in the other document of the website called "List of abbreviations
and explanations"
http://europa.eu.int/comm/food/food/chemicalsafety/foodcontact/abbrev_ref_en.pdf

3.
If you notice mistakes, or you have suggestions to improve this document, please send
your suggestions to the European Food Safety Authority (for the attention of Mr Dimitrios
Spyropoulos, Largo N. Palli 5/A, 43100 Parma)
Email: dimitrios.spyropoulos@efsa.eu.int Fax: +39 0521 036360)


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