Physico-Chemical Properties Of Food Glassware And Related International Regulations: News And Perspectives

Physico-Chemical Properties Of Food Glassware And Related International Regulations: News And Perspectives

The first part of this paper outlines three different aspects of glass used for the packaging of foods and beverages: the need to protect the contents from harmful light radiation, the chemical inertness of glass and the presence of lead traces in the composition of commercial glasses as a result of high rates of external cullet.

Author: 
E Guadagnino
Origin: 
Stazione Sperimentale Del Vetro, Italy
Journal Title: 
Int Glass Journal No 91 Jan/March 1997 24-28
Sector: 
Container glass

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Journal Title: Int Glass Journal No 91 Jan/March 1997 24-28

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