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MELAMINE PRODUCTS FROM CHINA WITHOUT SNI-Marking WAS
- Melamine made in China with no sign of the
Indonesian National Standard (SNI) was confiscated. Place food made
of melamine were seized from
one of the modern mini
raid by a joint team of processed
food products Health Office
Head of Food Beverage Sector
Pharmaceuticals and Medical Supplies
DKK Demak, Dian
Arisanti said the seizure
to avoid consumers from products that contain substances harmful to health.
Melamine is commonly used
to make tableware is a polymer formed from the
reaction between phenol and
formaldehyde. 'If imitation is the result of compound
melamine and urea formaldehyde. Melamine quality is
not as good as the original
and can also be harmful to
health, "he said.
According to Dian, concerns, not in spite of
the danger of release of compounds
contained in artificial melamine that
could endanger health. Tableware
made of melamine tend to be
more resistant to rupture than
dishes or glasses made of
glass. In addition, melamine is also relatively more heat resistant than plastic.
Furthermore, he said, is actually in the
melamine tableware melamine
are not harmful if used is genuine.
Properties are similar to fake
melamine melamine original
and different when viewed
directly is not much.
However, when viewed from its chemical structure,
this fake melamine compounds are more susceptible to factors
that may cause the release
of the compound melamine. (BDI)
Wednesday, July 17, 2013.