Consumer Products

Food contact materials

J.S. Hamilton is


  • Central & Eastern Europe leading laboratory in testing of packaging for food, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals
  • An independent research center offering knowledge and experience as well as wide range of analytical methods
  • A reliable Partner of Food, Packaging, Plastics Processing and Paper Industry
  • Expert team ensuring impartial assessment of the Quality, Compliance and Safety of Products


We support our Partners’ business growth and development, confirm their credibility, responsibility & innovation.


Let’s Get In Touch

General contact: T: +48 58 766 99 37


Western Europe & Scandinavia


DACH Region
(Germany, Austria, Switzerland)
Baltic Countries,
Belarus, Ukraine and Russia

Marcin Achciński

M: +48 695 230 188


Contact in English


Armin Berke

M: +48 693 410 019


Contact in German & English


Aliaksei Papkov

M: +48 609 232 849


Contact in Russian & English



J.S. Hamilton Poland Sp. z o.o. is a laboratory that comprehensively combines consultancy services with a wide range of analytical research. Our experts team ensures an independent assessment of the quality of products.  The central laboratory in Gdynia and a network of specialized local laboratories have been offering a wide range of accredited physic-chemical, microbiological and sensory analyzes since 1949.


J.S Hamilton’s experts advise the appropriate and optimized configuration of testing plan in order to ensure compliance with the relevant national and European safety regulations, as well as with specific requirements of  clients, organizations and retailers.


We do offer:


Consultancy services

  • Documents review and verification
  • Set-up of optimized testing plans for compliance assessment
  • Compliance assessment based on EU 10/2011, Swiss Ordinance, BfR Recommendations and relevant Industry Guidance (EuPIA, CEPI, FCA, FEICA, EFSA, ILSI)
  • Toxicological risk assessment e.g. by TTC-concept method
  • Drafts of DoC (Declaration of Conformity) for final FCMs


Testing of Plastics intended to come into contact with food, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals

  • Overall and Specific Migration into all food simulants
  • Specific migration of:
  1. – Primary Aromatic Amines (PAAs) and Annex II Metals (Ni, Al, Ba, Co, Cu, Fe, Li, Mn, Zn)
  2. – Plasticizers, antioxidants, monomers and other additives acc. EU 10/2011 Annex I and Swiss Ordinance
  3. – Bisphenol A and epoxy resin derivatives BADGE, BFDGE and NOGE in coated materials, plastics and adhesives
  4. – Mineral oils (MOSH/POSH & MOAH)
  • GC-MS Screening of NIAS (Non-Intentionally Added Substances)
  • Isocyanates and azo-dyes
  • Set-off effect of printing inks and specific migration UV-initiators, acrylates, BHT, PAAs, etc.
  • Solvents residual
  • Sensory analysis acc. DIN 10955, EN 1230-1/-2
  • Colorfastness acc. EN 646, DIN 53160-1 / -2
  • Barrier properties against gases: oxygen (OTR), water (VWTR), CO2TR
  • European Pharmacopeia requirements


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Testing of Paper and board as FCM

  • Metals in water extract
  • Formaldehyde
  • Pentachlorophenol (PCB) and other chlorinated phenols
  • Glyoxal, Anthraquinone
  • Transfer of Antimicrobial Constituents
  • Primary Aromatic Amines
  • Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB),
  • Bisphenol A
  • Aromatic Ketones
  • Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)
  • Phthalates
  • Mineral Oils (MOSH and MOAH)
  • Thiazolines (MIT, BIT, CIT)
  • Optical brighteners EN 648,  Colorfastness EN 646
  • Sensory analysis EN 1230-1/-2
  • Specific migration of printing inks compounds, SET-OFF migration effect
  • NIAS Screening (Non-Intentionally Added Substances)
  • Extraction Tests According to the FDA Regulations
  • Testing under Toys Directive (EN 71 standards) and RoHS


REACH substances in consumer goods, toys, recycled materials

  • Heavy metals,
  • Phthalates
  • PAHs (Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons),
  • SCCP (Short-Chain Chlorinated Paraffins)
  • BPA (Bisphenol A)
  • Testing acc. to Toy Safety standard EN 71 series
  • Testing of substances acc. RoHS Directive
  • Testing against special requirements and specifications of your clients and retailers


Download FCM Leaflet: Packaging and Food Contact Materials Folder