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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. 1085

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Food Contact Substance:  Hexanedioic acid, polymer with 12-aminododecanoic acid, hexahydro-2H-azepin-2-one, and 1,6-hexanediamine (CAS Reg. No. 40959-29-3).
Notifier:  UBE America, Inc.
Manufacturer:  UBE Industries, Ltd.
Intended Use:  As a component of multi-layer laminate food-contact articles used in contact with all types of food.
Effective Date:  07/07/2011
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used without limitation on use level or thickness, in non food-contact layers of multilayer films for various single- and repeated-use food-contact applications. The FCS will be separated from food by a polymer layer without limitation on thickness. The FCS will be a component of articles in contact with all foods under Conditions of Use B through H, as described in Table 2. Adjuvant substances permitted for use in nylon polymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1500 may be used in the subject copolymer subject to any limitations regarding conditions of use, food types, or any other limitation in the authorizing regulation or notification.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site