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Swiss Safety Authority Confirms Barrier Properties of BASF Plastics

3:31 AM MDT | May 3, 2011 | Alex Scott

BASF says a series of its plastics films have been confirmed to have “high effectiveness” in preventing mineral oil residues from migrating from cardboard food packaging into foods. The products are likely to be particularly interesting to food companies following a scientific study in Europe in recent months showing that oil residues from recycled cardboard are migrating into foodstuffs<http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/33253.html> and that this could adversely affect the health of consumers. The migration study was conducted...

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