Webinar: Obtaining FDA Approval for New Food Contact Substances - an Introduction

Smithers Pira Food Contact Expert Alistair Irvine looks at how to obtain FDA approval for New Food Contact substances, providing an independent introduction to the process.

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Webinar first ran: Tuesday 24 September 2013.


In this webinar, learn more about the FDA's approach to the registration of new substances and how the FDA's exposure model has formed the basis of the various options which are open for the registration of new Food Contact substances. 

Also find out about the data which is required in order to make subsmissions to the FDA for each of these approval processes. 

The discussion focuses on:

  • The food additive petition process which was the driving force behind the FDA Regulations (CFR21 parts 177-199).
  • The Food Contact Notification system
  • The Threshold of Regulation system
  • Q&A

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