Nitrosamines are chemical compounds that are produced by reactions of nitrites with amines or amides. They can be found in rubber products, health, beauty care products, baby products, food products, pesticides and consumables.
As they are carcinogens, that can potentially cause cancer. Hence, manufacturers need to monitor the presence of nitrosamines in their products, so as to ensure safety, quality and compliance with regulations set by various countries.
TÜV SÜD’s comprehensive testing capabilities can help ensure that N-nitrosamines and N-nitrosatable substances on consumables and products such as bottle teats, soothers and other teething products are within allowable limits set by various international standards.
- EN 12868 : 1999
- EN 14350 – 2 : 2004
- EN 1400-3 : 2002
- EU Directive 93/11/EEC
- EU Directive 2009/48/EC
- FDA CPG 7117 / CPG Sec. 500.450
- ASTM F 1313-90 ( Reapproved 1999 )
- UK Statutory Instrument 1995 No. 1012