Like all other materials and articles intended to come into contact with food, wooden products must comply with the criteria set in regulation 1935/2004/EC. An important aspect is to clarify whether the wood product has been surface treated with oil, coating, wax or other surface treatments and whether glue has been used or not. The main testing for wooden material will be Pentachlorophenol (PCP) and Specific migration of formaldehyde in 3% acetic acid.
For LFGB (Germany) standard, it requests to proceed with testing Pentachlorophenol (PCP), Specific migration of formaldehyde and Sensory test.
About DGCCRF (France) standard, PCP, PCB, specific migration of formaldehyde, extractable heavy metal (Pb, Cd, Hg), sensory test is requested.