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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Inventory of Effective Food Contact Substance (FCS) Notifications

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FCN No. 1008

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Food Contact Substance:  Cyclohexylamine (CAS Reg. No. 108-91-8).
Notifier:  Toyobo Company, Ltd.
Manufacturer:  Toyobo Company, Ltd.
Intended Use:  As a chain-terminating agent used in the manufacture of Nylon 6.
Effective Date:  10/08/2010
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS may be used at a level not to exceed 0.1 weight percent of finished Nylon 6 film. Finished Nylon 6 film manufactured with the FCS may not exceed 25 μm (1 mil) thickness for use in contact with all foods under Conditions of Use A through H as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site