Overall migration limit testing conditions

Overall migration limit testing conditions


To sell food contact materials in Europe, it is essential to show compliance to EU Regulation 10/2011.

There are stipulations set out by the regulator for testing procedures that are designed to replicate real-life service conditions. A part of this is an overall migration limit (OML). An OML is the total of all substances that can migrate into foodstuffs from packaging or other food contact materials.

To ensure testing is relevant to real-world scenarios, temperature and time are critical considerations points for overall migration testing.

The Food Contact testing team at Smithers provides migration testing to meet the necessary regulatory requirements.

Find out more about our migration testing and food contact services.

See our infographic to find out more about overall migration limit testing conditions:

Smithers-Overall-Migration-Testing-Infographic-2024

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