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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. 1015

 
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Food Contact Substance:  1,6-Hexanediol (CAS Reg. No. 629-1 1-8). REPLACES FCN # 968
 
Notifier:  W.R. Grace & Company
 
Manufacturer:  W.R. Grace & Company
 
Intended Use:  1) As a monomer, alone or in combination with the polyhydric alcohols listed in 21 CFR 175.300(b)(3)(vii)(c), in the production of polyester coatings for metal substrates used in the manufacture of articles or components of articles for contact with food; 2) As a monomer, alone or in combination with the polyhydric alcohols listed in 21 CFR 175.300(b)(3)(vii)(c), in the production of polyester coatings for any suitable substrate used in the manufacture of articles or components of articles for repeated contact with food.
 
Effective Date:  11/23/2010
 
Limitations/Specifications:  Polyester coatings containing the FCS may contact (1) all food types, except infant formula, under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Table 2 at 21 CFR 175.300(d), and (2) powdered infant formula (i.e., excluding ready-to-consume infant formula and infant formula concentrate) under room temperature conditions and below. The FCS may constitute no more than 54 weight percent of the polyhydric alcohols used as starting monomers of the finished polyester coating.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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