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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. 1031

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Food Contact Substance:  Odorless light petroleum hydrocarbons (CAS Reg. No. 64742-47-8).
Notifier:  Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry AB
Manufacturer:  Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry AB
Intended Use:  As a component of flotation aid formulations used in the purification of calcium carbonate from raw calcite ore.
Effective Date:  03/19/2011
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used at no more than 80 ppm by weight of the raw calcite ore. The calcium carbonate will be used as a filler or colorant in food-contact paper and paperboard, and in paper coatings.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site