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CERTIFICATE OF CONFORMITY
about the compliance with European and German food contact legislation
Certificate No.: CON 1386/2007 Date: 08.02.2008
Manufacturer : Sun Chemical Ltd.
St. Mary Cray, Orpington
Kent BR5 3PP, United Kingdom
Product : PE-coated boards with or without Al-barrier printed with UV-Ink “ULM”;
- maximum ink coverage: 1,4 g/m²;
- maximum varnish coverage: 4 g/m²;
- maximum printing speed: 280 m/min.;
- minimum volume of food packed: 1 l.
Conditions of use : Intended to come into contact with foodstuffs (milk, fruit juices) and
stored under room temperature or under refrigerated conditions.
information’s : Test samples and detailed compositions (recipes) of the above listed
printed samples (designs “Letmaelk”, “Colovite” and “Supermilk”)
delivered by post mail on 07.08.2007.
and modeling: Overall migration and specific migration of monomers and additives
tested as laid down in directive 97/48/EC and directive 85/572/EEC or
estimated by migration modeling from the quantity of the substance in
the finished material or article by the application of generally
recognized diffusion models based on scientific evidence, in accordance
with the practical guide supporting directive 2002/72/EC and its 4
Test report: Report 1386-07 “ Migration study on samples printed with UV ULM Inks”,
Registergericht München Sitz der Gesellschaft: München HypoVereinsbank München
HRB 115686 Geschäftsführer: Dr. Monika Rüter, Dr. Otto Piringer BLZ 700 202 70
Gerichtsstand und Erfüllungsort München Ust.-IdNr.: DE 185 445 952 Kto.-Nr.: 46770277
This certificate has been rendered in accordance with Articles 15, 16 and 17 of Regulation
1935/2004 (EC) of the European Parliament and of the Council (of 27 October 2004) on
materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.
The tested UV-printed multilayer-samples comply with the legal stipulations of Regulation
1935/2004 (EC), of Commission Directive 2002/72/EC and its 4 amendments relating to plastic
materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs and the German
“Lebensmittel-, Bedarfsgegenstände- und Futtermittelgesetzbuch (LFGB)”, first edition as from
01.09.2005, and its amendments in conjunction with the “Bedarfsgegenständeverordnung
(BedGgstV), newly formulated as from 17.04.1997, last change as from 20.12.2006, with
respect to overall migration and specific migration of monomers and additives under the above
specified conditions of use.
This certificate of conformity relies on the product recipe disclosed to FABES, the performed
migration and/or extraction tests, the migration estimation by modeling and the compliance
statements submitted by the raw material producers.
This certificate and the above mentioned test report are limited to the tested samples and do
not represent a generally applicable statement on the quality of the continuous production.
Any change in the recipe, the raw materials or the production process of the above mentioned
product can have an impact on the food contact compliance. All these changes must be
addressed to FABES immediately, otherwise the certificate will expire automatically. This
certificate is valid as long as no major changes in the relevant regulations occur.
Dr. Otto Piringer Dr. Monika Rüter
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