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The latest EU requirements to strictly control ethylene oxide

게시 시간 : 2021-12-17 조회 수 : 86

According to CCTV report, 최근에 the European Union Food Safety Agency  notified that a foreign company 누구의 instant noodles exported to Germany in January and March this year 했다 detected the first-level carcinogen ethylene oxide. The maximum value exceeds 148 times the EU standard value. A notice of suspension of sales and recall has been issued to Europe by this company.

What is ethylene oxide?

Ethylene oxide is a genetically toxic substance that can cause vomiting, headache, breathing difficulties, nausea, diarrhea, fatigue, eye and skin damage, and even affect reproductive ability. Long-term intake may cause cancer; even low concentrations of ring Oxyethane, long-term exposure can also cause neurasthenia syndrome and autonomic dysfunction.

Therefore, due to toxicological considerations, many countries have eliminated  식품 어느 fumigate에 의해 ethylene oxide.

The Necessity of Ethylene Oxide Testing Limit

Health hazards: It is a central nervous system depressant, stimulant and puree poison.

Chronic effects: long-term exposure to small amounts 원인이 될 수 있습니다 neurasthenia syndrome and autonomic dysfunction .

Environmental hazards: hazardous to the environment.

폭발 위험: It is flammable, toxic, carcinogenic, irritating, and allergenic.

Acute poisoning: The patient has severe pulsating headache, dizziness, nausea and vomiting, tearing, coughing, chest tightness, and difficulty breathing; 전에, 심한 muscle tremor, speech disorder, ataxia, sweating, confusion, and coma. Can also cause Myocardial damage and abnormal liver function. After rescue and recovery, there may be transient mental disorders, delayed functional aphonia or central hemiplegia. Redness and swelling occurs rapidly after skin contact, and blisters after a few hours. Repeated contact can cause sensitization. Liquid splashed into the eyes can cause corneal burns.

10월 27에th, 2017,  ethylene oxide was included in 전에, 발암 물질 명부  어느 initially compiled for reference 및 에 의해 출판 국제 연구 Agency on Cancer of 세계 보건기구 (WHO).

In 우리의 국가, 현재 ethylene oxide is not a legally food disinfectant and insecticide. my country’s "Disinfection Technical Specifications" (2002 Edition) (Weifa Jianfa [2002] No. 282) clearly stipulates that ethylene oxide Not suitable for food sterilization.

다른 나라에서, because ethylene oxide has a very good bactericidal and insecticidal effect, ethylene oxide is often used to fumigate factories, warehouses and even food, especially grains, oil crops, spices, dried vegetables, etc. 비ut other countries also 있다 formulated clear limit requirements 사용하여 특정 제품, mainly in food and pharmaceuticals, such as the United States, Canada, and the European Union.

Germany, the Netherlands, Romania, New Zealand and other countries successively issued warnings on ethylene oxide 초과

Germany - Unauthorized substance ethylene oxide in ginger extract used in food supplements

Netherlands - ethylene oxide detection in organic soya crea

Netherlands - Ethylene oxide in Guar gum

Romania - ethylene oxide in the ingredient used for Ice Cream

Therefore, for products that involve edible or long-term exposure, the amount of ethylene oxide must be limited to avoid unexpected situations caused by excessive ethylene oxide.

Nuoz Biological is a manufacturer that produces pesticide-free ginseng extract, schisandra extract, organic rosemary extract and centella asiatica extract, 

In order to provide healthy food to all over the world.  Nuoz biological commit to  all round solve pesticide residues, plasticizer residues, heavy metal residues, paHs residues and other problems since its establishment.   

In regard to Ethylene oxide, our processing technology  is quite mature and passed  the third-party test.