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How to infer a regulation based on
consumer exposure
EXPOSITION =
Global approach
(multi sources)
REGULATION
local approach
(1 packaging and/or
1 food)
RIGHT/TOLERANCE TO EXPOSE
THE CONSUMER
NOT TO CONTRIBUTE TO AN OVERALL EXPOSURE
HIGHER THAN THE MARKET-SHARE OF THE
CONSIDERED PACKAGING MATERIAL
WEIGHTING FACTORS:
CONSOMER (kids...)
HIGHER RISK OF MIGRATION
THE EXPOSURE VALUE DEFINED AS ACCEPTABLE
SHOULD INCLUDE AN ENOUGH WIDE SAFETY MARGIN
TO INCLUDE TOXICOLOGICAL UNCERTAINTY