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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. 112

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Food Contact Substance:  Tris (2,4-di-tert-butylphenyl)phosphite (CAS Reg. No. 31570-04-4).
Notifier:  Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corp.
Manufacturer:  BASF Corporation
Intended Use:  For use as a stabilizer in olefin copolymers described in 21 CFR 177.1520(a)(3)(iii) and meeting the specifications in 21 CFR 177.1520(c), item 3.4.
Effective Date:  02/20/2001
Limitations/Specifications:  Maximum use level of 0.2 percent by weight of the finished copolymer. The finished copolymers are intended to contact Food Types I, II, III, IVB, VI, VII, VIII and IX under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Tables 1 and 2, respectively.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site