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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. 1131

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Food Contact Substance:  2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, ethyl ester, polymer with 2-oxiranylmethyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate (CAS Reg. No. 40081-37-6).
Notifier:  Valspar Corporation
Manufacturer:  Valspar Corporation
Intended Use:  As a stabilizing additive in polyvinyl chloride coatings applied as side seam stripes to cans.
Effective Date:  02/09/2012
Limitations/Specifications:  For use at a level not to exceed 20 percent by weight of the cured coating. The FCS may be used in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Table 2. Not for use with beer, carbonated beverages or infant formula.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site