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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. 1101

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Food Contact Substance:  Hexanedioic acid, polymer with 1,3-benzenedimethanamine (CAS Reg. No. 25718-70-1).
Notifier:  Gruppo Mossi & Ghisolfi
Manufacturer:  Gruppo Mossi & Ghisolfi
M&G Polymers USA, LLC
Intended Use:  For use as a modifier in ethylene phthalate polymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1630 and ethylene phthalate polymers that are the subject of an effective FCN.
Effective Date:  08/30/2011
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used at a level up to 5 weight percent of the finished food-contact article in conjunction with up to 0.015 weight percent cobalt neodecanoate (measured as cobalt) of the finished food-contact article. The resulting PET may be used in contact with food types III, IVA, IVB, V, VIIA, VIIB, VIII, and IX under Conditions of Use C through G, as described in Tables 1 and 2, and according to other applicable limitations/specifications as appropriate.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site