FCM Regulations in Canada and Migration Testing

Web-Seminar of 3 hours


During this module, you will learn about:

  • how Canada’s regulations apply to the FCMs you are interested in;

  • current FCM regulations in Canada;

  • FCMs that have already been assessed and cleared by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and thereafter by Health Canada;

  • the restrictions for certain key listed FCM substances, with respect to their specific migration limits (SMLs);

  • carrying out a worst-case calculation (WCC) in cases where experimental or theoretical (modelling) migration data is missing;

  • migration testing conditions to be applied in relation to a LONO category 2, with case study examples;

  • the analytical challenges in identifying non-intentionally added substances (Nias) that migrate into food under intended conditions of use;

  • key steps when considering the risk assessment of FCM substances migrating into food;

  • the steps for Canadian LONO applications (categories 1 and 2); and

  • how to demonstrate compliance of materials and articles intended for use in food contact applications on the Canadian market, and the importance of place in the supply chain.


Target audience
Regulatory Affairs Managers or Products Stewardship Specialists active in companies situated in different positions of the food contact supply chain
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