WESSCO® Low Migration Coatings

UV coatings for food packaging

​​​​​​​This is a portfolio of low migration UV coatings, including both standard and specialty products. Coatings have been developed for the use on food packaging in the indirect contact to dry and fat-including foodstuffs without the use of a functional or absolute barrier. They are compliant with legal requirements and meet the overall and specific migration limits. In order to fulfil customer requirements, we also offer customized coating solutions.

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USE OF HIGH REACTIVE RAW MATERIALS

A very important fact about WESSCO® Low Migration Coatings is the use of high molecular weight and/or polymerizable photoinitiators. Thus, these are much less likely to migrate into the packaged food. In addition, coatings build on higher acrylic monomers for a strong crosslinking. They do not contain benzophenone, 4-methylbenzophenone or bisphenol A intentionally. This makes WESSCO® Low Migration Coatings the perfect choice when it comes to enhancing and protecting sensitive food packaging.

 

MORE SAFETY FOR FOOD PACKAGING

WESSCO® Low Migration Coatings are the right choice for customers who do not only require standard products, but who rely on coatings tailored to their individual needs. Since ACTEGA has extensive experience with low migration applications, we actively support our customers in carrying out printing tests and subsequent migration tests.

WESSCO® Low Migration Coatings are compliant with:

  • Regulation (EC) Nr. 1935/2004
  • Regulation (EU) Nr. 10/2011 (PIM)
  • Regulation (EC) Nr. 1895/2005
  • Regulation (EC) Nr. 2023/2006 (GMP)
  • Swiss Ordinance
  • Nestlé Guidance Note on Packaging Inks (depending on product)
  • EuPIA GMP

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