updated on 01.06.2022

Analysis of fragrance components in cosmetics within the Tentamus Group

Annex 3 of Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 regulates those fragrance components for cosmetics that have to be declared in the list of ingredients from a quantity of 10 ppm (leave-on products) or 100 ppm (rinse-off) in the product.

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updated on 23.05.2022

Tentamus - Your partner for self-checking systems and quality management (IFS, BRC Food, FSSC 22000, etc.)

Do you want to supply your products to retailers and need help with the introduction and implementation of certification requirements such as IFS, FSSC 22000 or BRC?

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updated on 20.05.2022

Food warnings April 2022 - chocolate maker recalls products due to salmonella finding

The reports on provide a good overview of current issue with food.

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updated on 19.05.2022

Analysis of preservatives, parabens and co.

The Annex 5 of Regulation (EC) 1223/2009 comprehensively regulates the preservatives that may be used in cosmetic products for the purpose of preservation. These substances may only be used up to a certain maximum quantity.

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updated on 18.05.2022

Shortage of raw materials due to war and the impact of Corona on the food industry

Russia has been at war with Ukraine for just a bit less than three months. The war and the Corona lockdown in China are obstructing international logistics. The food sector is deeply affected by this. 

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updated on 16.05.2022

ECJ ruling on the testing of poultry meat for salmonellae

In Regulation (EC) No. 2073/2005 on microbiological criteria for foodstuffs (Microbiological Criteria Regulation), Annex I stipulates that Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Enteritidis must not be detectable in fresh poultry meat. 

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updated on 13.05.2022

Quaternary ammonium compounds - toxic biocides in ice cream and cream

Quaternary ammonium compounds (QAV) are chemicals that have two main applications.

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updated on 12.05.2022

Analysis of fragrances in cosmetics within the Tentamus Group

Annex 3 of Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 regulates those fragrances for cosmetics that must be declared in the ingredients list in quantities of 10 ppm (leave-on products) or 100 ppm (rinse-off) or more in the product. 

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updated on 11.05.2022

Food clarity: Milk substitute should not be called "vegetable milk”

 According to EU Regulation 1308/2013, the designation for dairy products is strictly regulated. The designation "milk" may only be used for foods that come from the udder of animals.

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