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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. 1022

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Food Contact Substance:  Fatty acids, C14-18 and C16-18-unsatd., polymers with adipic acid and triethanolamine, di-Me sulfate-quaternized (CAS Reg. No. 1211825-32-9).
Notifier:  Cognis GmbH
Manufacturer:  BASF Corporation
Intended Use:  As a flotation agent in the flotation process of mineral slurries (calcite), used as a filler in the manufacture of food-contact paper and paperboard.
Effective Date:  01/21/2011
Limitations/Specifications:  For use at levels not to exceed 280 ppm of dry matter in the floatation process of calcite. Calcite is used at levels of 25-40 weight-percent in the manufacture of food contact paper and paperboard.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site