Within the last years, the safety of food in packaging printing has become increasingly important. More and more, politics and media take this topic up. New regulations have been adopted, testing methods have been improved. With FoodSafe, ACTEGA Terra can face all these developments.
Not only low migration, but the fulfilment of applicable food packaging regulations. For a definite classification, coatings for food packaging are marked with the addition FoodSafe in their product name. FoodSafe coatings stand for the following quality attributes:
Only coatings that fulfil all three quality attributes at the same time obtain the FoodSafe seal by ACTEGA Terra. In addition, FoodSafe coatings do without unrequested constitutional components, such as mineral oils (MOSH, MOAH), heavy metals and phthalates. All FoodSafe coatings are adapted to low odour.
ACTEGA Terra undertakes many measures for the highest possible food safety and in order to provide the high FoodSafe quality:
A significant part of our coating programme is available in the new FoodSafe quality. Currently, 40 waterbased coatings fulfil the strict FoodSafe conditions. There are matt, gloss and high gloss coatings, but also functional coatings and primer. Here is a selection of our FoodSafe coatings:
The correct coating recommendation is the ideal balance between many factors: required coating result, press performance, quality level and not least the fulfilment of legal requirements for compliant food packaging.
As the legal conditions are changing and our coatings are adapted to FoodSafe, we offer you an extensive individual consultation. Make use of the opportunity to optimise your coating portfolio and review it with regard to food law and printing requirements. Our consultation includes system analysis, analysis of coating requirements, food law consultation, coating recommendations and application support.