maximum permitted quantity of the substance in the finished material or article expressed
as mg per 6 dmē of the surface in contact with foodstuffs (QMA). The value is derived
from the SML by assuming a) that the substance migrates completely (100 % of migration)
and b) S/V report equal 6 dmē/1 liter.
QM (T) Maximum permitted quantity of the "residual" substance in the material or article
expressed as total of moiety/ substance(s) indicated.
Specific migration limit in foods or in food stimulant.
SML (T) Specific migration limit in foods or in food simulant expressed as total of
moiety/substance(s) indicated. The number between brackets which appears after the
restriction refers to the Notes appearing in Annex VI of Directive 2002/72/EC.
Tolerable Daily Intake (this is a concept equivalent to the ADI, but applicable only to the
packaging sector and not to food additives).
Column 9 ("PL")
The sign + means that the substance was requested for plastics.
Column 10 ("CT")
The sign + means that the substance is listed in the inventory list of the Council of Europe Resolution
AP (2004) on coatings intended to come into food contact.
Other abbreviations which may appear in the Document:
when it appears in column "SCF_L", it refers to a "new substance". If it is alone, it means
that the substance is not yet evaluated. If it is followed by a number, this number indicates
Means that there is a doubt on the information given.
Finished product (= material or article in finished state)