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Sun Chemical Publishes Low Migration Printing Best Practice Guide


Sun Chemical introduced brand owners and converters to the fourth edition of its low migration guide entitled, “Designing Packaging with Certainty – A Best Practice Guide,” during Interpack .

The newest edition of the low migration best practice guide has been expanded from previous editions to include low migration printing in the narrow web market and the UV flexo print process. It also amends the legislation section by covering the newest European and key national regulations. The guide provides a more current product selection and recommendation status.

“With the increase in the number of food packaging migration alerts in recent times, our updated low migration best practice guide can be a great support to the packaging development workflow in the production of safe packaging for food and sensitive applications, such as tobacco and pharmaceuticals,” said Jonathan Sexton, European product manager energy curing, Sun Chemical. “While market awareness about migration issues has been increasing, Sun Chemical has promoted the use of low migration offset printing technology for more than 25 years and we can be a very supportive partner with brand owners on this issue.”

In 2004, Sun Chemical introduced the first edition of “Print for Packaging—A Printing Low Migration Best Practice Guide,” which has proved to be useful and popular for converters and end users alike. Approximately 5,000 copies have been shipped to date. The guide’s second and third editions were published in 2008 and 2011, respectively.

To order a copy of the fourth edition of “Print for Packaging—A Printing Low Migration Best Practice Guide,” visit