ISO 8442-9:2018 specifies material and performance requirements and test method of ceramic blades of knives intended for use in the preparation of food.

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TC Correction of value in last column of Table F.2 of the E version and correction of wording in E.2.3 of the D version

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This Technical Specification specifies safety and performance requirements for items of domestic cookware for use on induction heating sources (top of a stove, cooker or hob) and is applicable to all cookware regardless of material or method of manufacture. It covers products intended for use both "on top" and "in oven".
This Technical Specification is complementary to EN 12983-1 and CEN/TS 12983-2.

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This European Standard specifies a method for the determination of the resistance to microwave heating of cookware made of ceramic, glass, glass-ceramic or plastics.
It is applicable to articles that are intended for multiple re-use in a microwave oven. It is not applicable to articles, particularly those made from plastics, which are intended to be discarded after one use.

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This document specifies safety and performance requirements for items of ovenware for use in domestic ovens. It is applicable to ovenware regardless of material or method of manufacture.
It is applicable to products intended for use both on top of the stove and in oven.
This document is not applicable to items for single use, throwaway ovenware or ovenware intended for use in a microwave oven only.

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This European Standard specifies a rapid method for testing the dishwashing resistance of ceramic articles intended for domestic use. It does not define the number of dishwashing cycles that any given product should withstand.

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This European standard describes the determination of NOGE components with more than two aromatic rings (the two-ring NOGE is equal to BFDGE = Bis(2-hydroxyphenyl)methane bis(2,3-epoxypropyl)ether) and at least one epoxy group as well as their derivatives containing chlorohydrin functions and having a molecular mass less than 1000 Daltons in can coatings.
A high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) method is employed based on reversed phase HPLC and fluorescence detection.
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This European Standard specifies a rapid method for testing the dishwashing resistance of catering articles made of ceramics. It does not define the number of dishwashing cycles that any given product should withstand.  The method tests the dishwashing durability of the glaze surface of the ceramic articles.

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This Technical Report gives guidance in support of Directives adopted by the European Union in the Food Contact Materials Sector and is intended to aid Food Control Authorities and industry enforce and comply with those Directives.

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This European standard describes a method for the determination of BADGE, BFDGE and their reaction products in food simulants: distilled water, 3 % w/v aqueous acetic acid, 10 % v/v aqueous ethanol solution and olive oil or sunflower oil.
A high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) method is employed based on reversed phase HPLC and fluorescence detection.
The method is capable of determining BADGE and its derivatives at a minimum level of 0,05 µg/ml food simulant.
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This European Standard specifies public information symbols to be placed on cookware or its packaging to inform the consumer about the heating sources for which the products have been designed.

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This standard defines terms, establishes manufacturing, safety und functioning requirements and corresponding tests, and specifies data for marking, labelling and notice, for pressure cookers. This standard is applicable to pressure cookers for domestic use, portable, with gross volume up to 25 l , with working pressure over 4 kPa and less than 150 kPa, either with integrated or independant heating.

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This European Standard specifies a method for testing the resistance of domestic articles made from ceramic, glass, glass ceramic, vitreous enamel, metal and plastics under the combined chemical, thermal and mechanical stresses of mechanical dishwashing in domestic dishwashers.
It specifies a reference test method for domestic dishwashing only. It does not define the number of dishwashing cycles which any given product shall withstand.

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This Part of EN 12546 standard specifies requirements for vacuum ware and other insulated flasks, carafes, jugs, etc. for domestic use with food or drinks. This standard does not apply to containers for industrial or catering uses. It does not deal with the requirements for materials in contact with food which are defined by legislation already in existence.

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This document, part of EN 13130, specifies an analytical procedure for the determination of dimethylaminoethanol in food simulants: distilled water, 3 % w/v aqueous acetic acid, 15 % v/v aqueous ethanol and rectified olive oil. The method is appropriate for the quantitative determination of dimethylaminoethanol in an approximate analyte concentration range of 3,4 mg/kg to 36 mg per kilogram of food simulant.
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This document, part of EN 13130, specifies an analytical procedure for the determination of EDA monomer and HMDA monomer in the food simulants water, 3 % w/v aqueous acetic acid, 15 % v/v aqueous ethanol and olive oil as well as in the substitute food simulants 95 % v/v ethanol and iso-octane. The level of EDA monomer and HMDA monomer determined are expressed as milligram EDA per kilogram of food simulant and as milligrams HMDA per kilogram of food simulant. The method is appropriate for the qua...view more

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This document, part of EN 13130, specifies a method for the determination of Bisphenol A in the food simulants water, 3 % w/v acetic acid aqueous, 15 % v/v ethanol aqueous solution and rectified olive oil. The level of Bisphenol A monomer determined is expressed as milligrams Bisphenol A per kilogram of food simulant. The method is applicable to the quantitative determination of Bisphenol A at a minimum level of 0,2 mg/kg to 0,7 mg per kilogram of food simulants.
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This document, part of EN 13130, specifies an analytical procedure for the determination of maleic acid in the four conventional food simulants, water, 3 % w/v aqueous acetic acid, 15 % v/v aqueous ethanol and olive oil or approved substitute. The level of maleic acid determined is expressed as milligrams of maleic acid per kilogram of food or food simulant. The method is appropriate for the quantitative determination of maleic acid in approximate analyte concentration range of 5 mg/kg to 60 mg/...view more

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This Technical Specification, part of EN 13031, specifies an analytical procedure for the determination of acrylamide in the food simulants water, 3 % w/v aqueous acetic acid, 15 % v/v aqueous ethanol and fat simulant. The level of acrylamide monomer determined is expressed as milligrams of acrylamide/kg of food simulant. The method is appropriate for the quantitative determination of acrylamide in approximate analyte concentration range of 0,01 mg/kg to 0,1 mg/kg of food simulants.
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This document, part of EN 12983, specifies safety and performance requirements of items of domestic cookware for use on top of a stove, cooker or hob and is applicable to all cookware regardless of material or method of manufacture. It also applies to products intended for use both "on top" and "in oven".
Hob types covered by this document are gas, electricity solid plate, electricity radiant ring, radiant plate in glass ceramic and induction plate in glass ceramic.
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This document, part of EN 13130, specifies two methods as follows.
Method A is an analytical procedure for the determination of the monomers 1,2-DHB,
1,3-DHB and 1,4-DHB in the food simulants water, 3 % w/v aqueous acetic acid, 15 % v/v aqueous ethanol and olive oil. The levels of monomer determined are expressed in milligrams of monomer per kilogram of food simulant. The method is appropriate for the quantitative determination of 1,2-DHB and 1,3-DHB at a minimum level of 0,15 mg/kg in food s...
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This document, part of EN 13130, specifies an analytical procedure for the determination of 1,1,1-trimethylolpropane in food simulants distilled water, 3 % (w/v) acetic acid aqueous solution, 15 % (v/v) ethanol aqueous solution and rectified olive oil. The method is appropriate for the quantitative determination of 1,1,1-trimethylolpropane in approximate analyte concentration range of 0,6 mg/kg to 12 mg/kg food simulant.
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This document, part of EN 13130, specifies an analytical procedure for the determination of 3,3-bis(3-methyl-4-hydroxyphenyl)-2-indolinone in the food simulants water, 3 % w/v aqueous acetic acid, 15 % v/v aqueous ethanol and olive oil or approved substitute.  The level of
3,3-bis(3-methyl-4-hydroxyphenyl)-2-indolinone determined, is expressed as milligrams of
3,3-bis(3-methyl-4-hydroxyphenyl)-2-indolinone per kilogram of food or food simulant.  The method is applicable to the quantitative d...
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This document, part of EN 13130, specifies an analytical procedure for the determination of butadiene monomer in the food simulants water, 3 % w/v aqueous acetic acid, 15 % v/v aqueous ethanol and olive oil. The level of butadiene monomer determined is expressed as mg butadiene/kg of food. The method is appropriate for the quantitative determination of butadiene at a range of 0,01 mg/kg to 0,1 mg/kg in food simulants.
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This document, part of EN 13130, specifies an analytical procedure for the chemical conversion of HMTA to formaldehyde and the determination of formaldehyde in food simulants water, 3 % w/v aqueous acetic acid, 15 % v/v aqueous ethanol and rectified olive oil.
The method is appropriate for the quantitative determination of formaldehyde in approximate analyte concentration range of 3,0 mg to 30 mg formaldehyde per kilogram of food simulant, which corresponds to
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This document, part of EN 13130, specifies a method for the determination of
11-aminoundecanoic acid in the food simulants water, 3 % w/v aqueous acetic acid, 15 % v/v aqueous ethanol, olive oil and iso-octane. The level of 11-aminoundecanoic acid determined is expressed as milligrams per kilogram of food simulant.
The method is appropriate for the quantitative determination of 11-amino-undecanoic acid in approximate analyte concentration range of 0,5 mg/kg to 10 mg/kg of food simulants.

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This document, part of EN 13130, specifies an analytical procedure for the determination of residual epichlorohydrin in coatings.
The method is appropriate for the quantitative determination of epichlorohydrin in the analyte concentration range of 5 ng/ml to 80 ng/ml of extract.  In general this allows for the detection of epichlorohydrin at the level of 1 mg/kg of polymer or in the case of coatings, where the amount of polymer cannot be determined, detection of 1 µg epichlorohydrin per square ...
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This document, part of EN 13130, specifies an analytical procedure for the determination of ethylene oxide (EO) or propylene oxide (PO) in polymers.
The method is appropriate for the quantitative determination of ethylene oxide or propylene oxide in an analyte concentration range of approximately 0,2 mg/kg to 2 mg/kg of polymer.

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This document, part of EN 13130, specifies an analytical procedure for the determination of carbonyl chloride monomer in polymers. The method is applicable to polycarbonate as well as to other polymers and copolymers where these are soluble in methylene chloride. The level of carbonyl chloride monomer determined is expressed as milligrams of carbonyl chloride per kilogram of polymer. The method is appropriate for the quantitative determination of carbonyl chloride at a minimum level of 0,3 mg pe...view more

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This document, part of EN 13130, specifies an analytical procedure for the determination of caprolactam in the food simulants distilled water, 3 % w/v aqueous acetic acid,
15 % v/v aqueous ethanol and rectified olive oil. The level of caprolactam monomer determined is expressed as mg caprolactam/kg of food or food simulant. The method is appropriate for the quantitative determination of caprolactam in an approximate analyte concentration range of 1,5mg/kg to 30 mg per kilogram of food simulant...
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This document, part of EN 13130, specifies an analytical procedure for the determination of vinyl acetate in the four conventional EU food simulants, water, 10 % (v/v) ethanol aqueous solution; 3 % (w/v) acetic acid aqueous solution and olive oil or an approved substitute. The level of vinyl acetate monomer determined is expressed as milligrams of vinyl acetate per kilogram of food simulant. The method is appropriate for the quantitative determination of vinyl acetate in approximate analyte conc...view more

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This document, part of EN 13130, specifies analytical procedures for the determination of 1-octene and THF in food simulants water, 3 % w/v aqueous acetic acid, 15 % v/v aqueous ethanol and olive oil. The level of 1-octene and THF monomer determined is expressed as milligrams of monomer per kilogram of food simulant. The methods are appropriate for the quantitative determination of 1-octene in the range of 2 mg/kg to 30 mg/kg in food simulants and of THF in the range of 0,06 mg/kg to 1,5 mg/kg i...view more

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This document, part of EN 13130, specifies a procedure for the determination of 1,3-benzenedimethanamine (also known as 3-(aminomethyl)-benzylamine or m-xylylene diamine (m-XDA)) monomer, hereinafter referred to as m-XDA, in the food simulants water, 3 % w/v aqueous acetic acid, 15 % v/v aqueous ethanol and olive oil. The level of m-XDA monomer determined is expressed as milligrams of m-XDA per kilogram of food simulant in the above mentioned food simulants.
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This document, part of EN 13130, specifies an analytical procedure for the determination of 4-methyl-1-pentene in food simulants distilled water, 3 % (w/v) aqueous acetic acid aqueous solution, 15 % (v/v) aqueous ethanol aqueous solution and rectified olive oil. The level of
4-methyl-1-pentene monomer determined is expressed as milligrams per kilogram of food simulant. In principle, the method is appropriate for the quantitative determination of 4-methyl-1-pentene at a minimum level of 0,005 m...
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This document, part of EN 13031,13130, specifies an analytical procedure for the determination of 2,4,6-triamino-1,3,5-triazine in food simulants distilled water, 3 % (w/v) acetic acid aqueous solution, 15% (v/v) ethanol aqueous solution and rectified olive oil. The level of
2,4,6-triamino-1,3,5-triazine monomer determined is expressed as milligrams per kilogram food simulant. The method is appropriate for the quantitative determination of 2,4,6-triamino-1,3,5-triazine in approximate analyte c...
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ISO 8442-5:2004 specifies the sharpness and edge retention of knives which are produced for professional and domestic use in the preparation of food of all kinds, specifically those knives intended for hand use.
Powered blade instruments of any kind are excluded.
Generally these types of knife are manufactured with blades of either plain edge design or with edges incorporating particular features to enhance or optimize aspects of cutting ability.
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This European standard specifies safety and performance requirements of items of domestic cookware for use on top of a stove, cooker or hob. It is applicable to all cookware regardless of material or method of manufacture with the exceptions of those mentioned below. It is also applicable to cookware intended for use both "on top" and "in oven". It is not applicable to glass, ceramic and glass ceramic articles.

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This part of this European Standard specifies a method for the determination of vinylidene chloride (VdC) in plastics materials and articles.
The method is applicable to poly(vinylidene chloride) (PVdC) films, PVdC coated films, and laminates and coextruded materials containing PVdC.  The level of vinylidene chloride determined is expressed as milligrams of vinylidene chloride per kilogram of polymer.  The method is appropriate for the quantitative determination of vinylidene chloride at a leve...
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This part of this European Standard specifies a method for the determination of vinylidene chloride monomer in food simulants.  The method is applicable to aqueous food simulants, to the fatty food simulant olive oil and other fatty food simulants, simulants D, e.g. a mixture of synthetic triglycerides or sunflower oil or corn oil.  The level of vinylidene chloride determined is expressed as milligrams of vinylidene chloride per kilogram of food simulant.  The method is appropriate for the quant...view more

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This part of this European Standard specifies a method for the determination of acrylonitrile monomer in foods and food simulants. The method is applicable to aqueous food simulants, to the fatty food simulant olive oil and other fatty food simulants, simulants D, e.g. a mixture of synthetic triglycerides or sunflower oil or corn oil, as well as to liquid and solid foodstuffs such as beverages and soft margarine.  The level of acrylonitrile monomer determined is expressed as milligrammes of acry...view more

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This part of this European Standard specifies a method for the determination of butadiene monomer in polymers.
The method is applicable to acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene copolymer (ABS) and to high-impact polystyrene (HIPS) as well as to other 1,3-butadiene polymers and copolymers where these are soluble in N,N-dimethylacetamide or finely dispersed, swollen suspensions in N,N-dimethylacetamide. The level of 1,3-butadiene monomer determined is expressed as milligrams of 1,3-butadiene per kilog...
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This part of this European Standard specifies methods for the determination of monoethylene glycol and diethylene glycol in the food simulants; water, 3 % w/v acetic acid, 15 % v/v ethanol and olive oil and other fatty food simulants, simulants D, e.g. a mixture of synthetic triglycerides or sunflower oil or corn oil.  The methods are capable of determining monoethylene glycol and diethylene glycol in food simulants separately, or combined, at the specific migration limit SML (T) of 30 mg/kg.
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This part of this European Standard describes a method for the determination of individual and total levels of residual isocyanates in plastics materials and articles.
This method is applicable to the analysis of polyurethane polymers.  The total level of isocyanate monomers in materials and articles determined according to the procedure described in this standard is given in milligrams of NCO per kilogram of material or article.  The method is capable of quantitative determination of individua...
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This part of this European Standard provides a guide to the selection of the appropriate conditions of contact of food simulants with the test article before the determination of specific migration of those substances subject to a migration limit.
NOTE   According to Directive 90/128/EEC[2] the determination of the migration of specified components in foodstuffs instead of the use of simulants is permitted.  However, in that situation there is no need to give guidance on the test conditions of ti...
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This part of this European Standard specifies methods for the determination of the monomer terephthalic acid in food simulants; distilled water, 3 % w/v acetic acid aqueous solution, 15 % v/v ethanol aqueous solution and olive oil and other fatty food simulants, simulants D, e.g. a mixture of synthetic triglycerides or sunflower oil or corn oil.  The methods are capable of determining terephthalic acid in the food simulants at the level of the specific migration limit of 7,5 mg of terephthalic a...view more

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This Technical Specification specifies a test method to determine the mass fraction of a polymeric additive that falls below a MW of 1000.  The method is applicable to polymeric additives per se - i.e. supplied in their usable form, before formulation into a plastic.  The method is also applicable to polymeric additives extracted from finished plastic materials and articles, provided that precautions are taken to ensure the absence of any interference from any other co-extractives derived from t...view more

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This Part of this European Standard specifies a test method to determine whether there is fatty contact and is applicable to all foods.  Testing some foods can require modifications to the method.  The method is applicable to contact situations from -20 °C to 100 °C.

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This European Standard specifies two test methods (methods A and B) for the determination of crazing resistance of glazed ceramic tableware articles in contact with food with water absorption higher than 0,5 % (determined according to method C of EN 1217:1997). Method A is a test for resistance to crazing due to moisture expansion. Method B is a test for resistance to crazing due to thermal shock and is similar in most respects to EN 1183: 1997.

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