Norner offers migration testing of materials and products

Migration testing of food packaging

Plastic materials intended to come in contact with food need to be tested accordeding to EU regulations.

  • Our laboratories provide migration testing of plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.
  • The testing is performed according to the harmonized EU regulations: Commission directive and amendments.
  • Norner has a network of partners in packaging testing and analytics for additional tests. 


Migration testing areas:

Overall migration testing according to EN 1186

  • Aqueous food simulants by total immersion
  • Aqueous food simulants by cell
  • Aqueous food simulants by article filling
  • Substitute tests into iso-octane and 95% aqueous ethanol

Specific migration testing according to EN 13130

  • Determination of 1-octene and 1-hexene in food simulants
  • Determination of selected additives in food simulants

Chemical analysis of additives

  • Qualitative identification of additives contained in polymers and packages
  • Quantitative analysis of additives with SML in polymers and packages


Norner is a member of:

  • Emballasjekonvensjonen (EK)
  • Faggruppe for matvarekontakt og migrasjon
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