Migration of Selected Hydrocarbons from Pasta Packaging


LCGC Europe

exposure to MOHs (Mineral Oil Hydrocarbons) via packaging could contribute significantly to the total exposure to these contaminants and may pose a human health hazard. In the present work, migration of MOHs and DIPN from recycled paperboard boxes in direct contact with dry pasta (both semolina and egg pasta) has been monitored during shelf life at regular times (up to two years).