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SFS-EN 12498:2018:en

Paper and board. Paper and board intended to come into contact with foodstuffs. Determination of cadmium, chromium and lead in an aqueous extract

Scope
This document is one in a series of Standards for the determination of heavy metals in an aqueous extract of paper or board intended for contact with food. This document specifies the test method for the determination of cadmium, lead and chromium in an aqueous extract.
It is applicable to paper and paperboard with extractable metal contents exceeding
- 0,1 mg per kg for cadmium,
- 0,6 mg per kg for lead,
- 0,25 mg per kg for chromium.
Metal content levels below those given can be measured by this document if very sensitive equipment is available and if all other laboratory conditions fulfil the requirements for trace element analysis.


The standards writing body responsible for this document in Finland is Kemesta.
Relationships
Normative references
EN 645:1993 Paper and board intended to come into contact with foodstuffs - Preparation of a cold water extract
EN 647:1993 Paper and board intended to come into contact with foodstuffs - Preparation of a hot water extract
Date of implementation
30.11.2018
Published
04.12.2018
Edition
2
Pages
9
Language(s)
English

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