15 feb 2016  Düsseldorf / Germany

Henkel continues focussing on Food Safe Packaging

Webinar calendar 2016 published on Henkel’s Food Safe Packaging Portal

As the leading solution provider for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, Henkel is deeply committed to finding ways of improving food packaging safety. Within the last two and a half years the “Food Safe Packaging Portal” has been constantly updated providing expert knowledge on the food industry and other related sectors.

The offer is available on the website www.henkel.com/foodsafety including white papers, webinars, and videos dealing with the key matters of food safe packaging. All it takes is a couple of mouse clicks to bring the basics up on screen. Those wishing to have a deeper look are invited to register for access to the Premium Area.

Henkel Webinars in 2016 will cover all important food safe packaging topics

In 2016 Henkel will be holding live webinars in which the experts will talk about different topics relating to packaging and the requirements that food packaging has to satisfy. As of today, the calendar providing a comprehensive overview on all offered Food Safe Packaging online seminars in 2016 is available. Those interested, can visit www.henkel.com/foodsafety (section “Webinars”) to download the calendar or register now for one of the webinars covering topics like Basics in Migration, Primary Aromatic Amines, Risk Assessment of NIAS in Food Contact Adhesives or How to read Henkel’s Food Contact Statements.

The first webinar 2016 will take place on March 4th at 10:00 AM CET covering “compliance testing for non-harmonized food contact materials”. In this interactive webinar, Dr. Matthias Frischmann will talk about impacts of the test conditions given in the plastics regulation and how the test conditions need to be adjusted to enable migration testing of adhesives.

On March 18th at 10:00 AM CET, Dr. Dennis Bankmann, responsible for the development of Loctite Liofol products in Europe, will speak about the topic “Migration Testing in Flexible Packaging – Points to consider”. Throughout the year more Webinars on Food Safe Packaging will follow.

Henkel offers 360° expertise for the whole value chain in food packaging

Henkel’s Food Safe Packaging webinars address food safety officers, quality managers, packaging developers, buyers and other stakeholders from the food industry and food related sectors who wish to learn more about the issues and developments relating to this important subject.

Integral to this initiative is Henkel’s commitment to share knowledge, interact and collaborate with all partners along the value chain. The company is constantly building on its in-house competence, leveraging its activities in central analytics, toxicology and product development, and with a specialist team to deal with all the regulatory issues.