pintura alimentaria


by Fakolith Chemical Systems

pintura sanitaria


Welcome to Fakolith's Blog, dedicated mainly to the food industry, but also to health sectors, the pharmaceutical sector and other situations where maximum hygiene and food or sanitary safety are a priority. You will regularly find technical articles, case studies, news, legislative information, trends, Research trends, etc., about our solutions based on our wide range of food safe contact varnishes and paints for direct contact with food, as well as our solutions with hygienic paints with BioFilmStop Technology and high resistance to humidity, biofilm growth, bacteria, fungi, yeast, resistance to cleaning and disinfection, etc. If you have not already done so, we recommend you subscribe to our newsletter, to be up to date with all the solutions and opportunities that Fakolith offers you.

Declaration of Conformity/Compliance - Food Contact Materials and Coatings - EU 10/2011 and FDA 21 CFR 175.300

One of FAKOLITH's major specialties are coatings, varnishes, and paints suitable for direct, indirect, or occasional contact with food, beverages, and drinking water. As an SME intensive in Research and after 10 years of continuous official research projects in the field of coatings for food contact and antimicrobial activity, we can affirm that this is an extremely complex and exciting specialty, and in any case of great importance for the health of consumers.

Given its complexity and relevance, for the food industry, as for the food packaging manufacturer, for the consumer, even for internal and external control, we will try to explain its operation in the simplest possible way, from our specialty in coatings, and through the main document 'The Declaration of Conformity or Compliance Declaration'.

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Approach to Zoonoses and the One Health concept

The global crisis that has produced the Sars-CoV2 that causes the COVID-19 disease, has put again in the limelight one of the biggest threats affecting human health worldwide, zoonoses.

The connection of human health with animal health and the environment is a fact and the One-Health concept is positioned as a necessary global strategy, in which the collaboration of all related activities will be needed; veterinary, biology, medicine, pharmaceuticals, industry and of course, the political class. Next, an approach to the dangers we face and holistic proposals to put in value the Prevention as a fundamental tool.

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Press release from Foodgrade Paint about Regulation EU 2018/213

All Fakolith paints and varnishes suitable for direct and indirect contact with food, comply with the new regulation EU 2018/213, since 2013:

COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2018/213 of 12 February 2018 on the use of bisphenol A in varnishes and coatings intended to come into contact with food and amending Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 as regards the use of that substance in plastic food contact materials.

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Foodgrade and Hygienic Fakolith paints, now Clean Rooms certified

Foodgrade and Hygienic paints from Fakolith are already used frequently in clean rooms for a long time.

Now the paints Disperlith FoodGrade and Disperlith Elastic, have too the tests and certifications carried out by the Fraunhofer Institute in Germany in accordance with the ISO 846 and VDI 2083 standards:

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Solutions and generic application guides in

Technological innovation must translate into practical solutions. For this reason, we have dedicated a section of our website to regularly publish the most necessary solutions and application guides for the food industry, with our foodgrade and hygienic varnishes and paints for direct, indirect and occasional contact. Discover our main solutions here:

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Fakolith, unique company specialized in foodgrade and hygienic paints, with presence in both fairs, Anuga FoodTec Colonia and FoodTech Barcelona 2018

Fakolith successfully participated as a consolidated exhibitor in the 2 most important European fairs in food technology Anuga FoodTec “Cologne” and FoodTech “Barcelona'. Our stand visitors were mainly interested in the following news:

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"The truth about food grade paints" Interview with Antonio Gómez, Deputy Director of Fakolith Chemical Systems

In the 48th edition of the magazine “Sólo Pintura – Only Paint” was published an interview about food contact paints to our Deputy Director - Antonio Gómez. Due to space reasons it could not be published completely, but now you can read completely in our Fakolith’s blog.

'We want to be the benchmark of food contact paints in Europe'

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