Various materials are used throughout the food & drug manufacturing and packaging chain and can give rise to migration (leaching) where chemical substances and metals can transfer to the product. Packaging can be constructed from any one of a diverse range of plastics, paper and board, composites, glass, metal, or cork. Regulations are complex, but a diversity of analytical techniques provide effective tools for monitoring and control.
Download the resource guide to:
- Discover the analytical techniques used for the analysis of food packaging and pharmaceutical extractable and leachable impurities
- Link to peer reviewed journals for further reading