The use of materials in contact with food is regulated by both European and Italian laws, some specific to the type of material.

The most important ones in this field are: 

EU Reg 1953/2004, a framework regulation that establishes the general requirements for materials in contact with food, including the prohibition of releasing components in such quantities as to create risks for humans, alter the composition and organoleptic characteristics of food.

The main chemical analysis carried out by the laboratory are:
• Global migration
• Specific migrations

The test methods used refer to national and international standards.


  • Plastic materials
  • Metallic materials
  • Glass items
  • Ceramics items
  • Rubber items
  • Paper and cardboard items
  • Multi-material items