Aluminium and Health

Detailed information on the effect of aluminium and products containing aluminium on the environment and health are available in the fact sheets by the European Aluminium. The materials are updated at regular intervals.

European Aluminium is directly involved and through its international contacts following the latest scientific publication on health related aspects and updating its fact sheets when significant new data are available. Through the REACH legislation and the data needed for this a complete human health and environmental toxicity risk assessment for aluminium.

Access the fact sheets here.

Click here for further information regarding the BfR position paper on the release of aluminium into acidic foods from uncoated aluminium containers when using the "Cook & Chill" procedure. (Click here for German version)