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Food Grade vs. Non Food Grade Printing Inks



Role: Designer

Could you please advise what specific criteria is used to differentiate between food grade and non-food grade printing inks? For example, heavy metal levels or any solvent limits? Is the criteria used a worldwide or global standard?

Also, for those toluene-based printing inks, is there any regulated residual solvent limit for food packaging? Many thanks.

Posted May 27, 2009

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