Regulatory

Regulatory

21CFR 170.39 (US FDA)
Approved for use as a colorant in all polymers intended to contact food, at a level not to exceed 2% by weight. Listed under 21CFR 170.39 Threshold of Regulation for substances used in food-contact articles.

21CFR 178.3297-1% (US FDA)
Approved for use as a colorant in all polymers intended to contact food, at a level not to exceed 1% by weight. Listed under 21CFR 178.3297

AP(89)1 (Europe)
Council of Europe AP(89)1 Approved Pigments - migration of the elements antimony, arsenic, barium, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, and selenium from the following pigments are typically below the limits set forth in the Council of Europe's resolution AP(89)1 on the use of colourants in plastic materials coming into contact with food, 13 September 1989.

AS2070-1999 (Australia)
Australian Standard AS 2070-1999 Approved Pigments - migration of the elements antimony, arsenic, barium, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, and selenium from the following pigments are typically below the limits set forth in the Australian Standard AS 2070-1999, Plastics materials for food contact use (4.1.2 Colourants), published 5 March, 1999. Moonshine® are free of dangerous substances and are not free to migrate.

BfR (Germany)
Pigments are not regulated by the Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung (BfR) unless they contain dangerous substances. Moonshine® are free of dangerous substances and are not free to migrate and therefore do not require BfR registration.

CONEG (State)
All Moonshine® effect pigments products have total levels that are less than 100ppm of the regulated metals lead, cadmium, mercury, and hexavalent chromium as set forth in the Model Toxics in Packaging (CONEG) legislation.

Packaging 94/62 EC (EU)
All Moonshine® effect pigments products contain a sum total of the regulated metals lead, cadmium, mercury, and hexavalent chromium below the strictest specification of 100 PPM set forth in the Council of Europe Directive 94/62/EC of 20 December, 1994, on packaging and packaging waste.

RoHS/ELV/WEEE (EU)
All Moonshine® effect pigments products meet the purity thresholds for lead, cadmium, mercury and hexavalent chromium as specified in European Directives for the End of Life Vehicles (ELV, 2000/53/EC), Restrictions on the use of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS, 2002/95/EC) and Waste electronic and Electrical Equipment (WEEE, 2002/96/EC) as they are currently written.

TCLP (USA)
All Moonshine® effect pigments products typically do not exhibit extractable contaminants in excess of those listed in 40CFR 261.24, using the Toxic Characteristic Leaching Procedure, Method 1311, 40CFR 261 appendix II. These products are thus not considered toxic for disposal purposes.