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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. 1128

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Food Contact Substance:  2-Propenoic acid, telomer with 2-hydroxypropyl 2-propenoate and sodium hydrogen sulfite, ammonium salt (CAS Reg. No. 100486-98-4).
Notifier:  E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Inc.
Manufacturer:  Dow Chemical Company
Intended Use:  For use as a dispersant for titanium dioxide pigment suspensions in coatings.
Effective Date:  04/03/2012
Limitations/Specifications:  Coatings made from the suspensions, which may contain a maximum of 0.9 weight-percent FCS relative to the titanium dioxide, may contact all food types under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Tables 1 and 2. The coating may not contain more than 22.4 weight-percent titanium dioxide and may not exceed 1 mil in thickness or 1.25 grams/cm3 in density. The FCS is not intended for use in coatings in contact with infant formula.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site