BWF Envirotec foodtec filter conformity gmp

FoodTec® filter media
Production safety for the food industry

Filter media from BWF Envirotec are trusted around the world to ensure clean air. Our FoodTec® product line is geared specifically towards the food industry.

Filter media used for food production and processing must meet special requirements. In the food industry, explosive, fine or sticky and abrasive dusts present challenges that a filter medium must withstand on a daily basis.

In addition to efficiently cleaning the filter bags in the baghouse - thereby ensuring optimal production process - all filter media and components involved in the dedusting process are naturally hygienic and food safe.

Conformity with EU Directive 10/2011 (EU)

EU Directive 10/2011 (EU) regulates the use of plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs. BWF Envirotec issues a declaration of conformity with this guideline for all FoodTec® filter media used in food processing.

Independent testing by an external institute showed excellent test results for the product line: In the case of global migration, FoodTec® values were well below legally permissible limits. This holds true even at the high test temperature of 70° C. FoodTec® also passed the specific migration test with excellent test results, meeting requirements for the German Consumer Goods Ordinance and Directive 2002/72/EC.

ISO 9001 and manufacturing according to GMP

FoodTec® filter media are produced according to ISO 9001 as well as the GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) of Regulation EG 2023/2006. FoodTec® filter media do not contain any substances that alter the composition of foodstuffs or impair their organoleptic properties.


FoodTec® needle felt, including all of its fundamental components meet United States Food and Drug Administration food contact and use regulatory requirements according to FDA 21 CFR § 176 resp. § 177.

FoodTec® is in material compliance with the compositional and manufacturing requirements of §§ 402(a)(1) and 403 of the United States Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.