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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. 1156

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Food Contact Substance:  2-Propenoic acid, butyl ester, polymer with ethene (CAS Reg. No. 25750-84-9).
Notifier:  LyondellBasell Industries
Manufacturer:  LyondellBasell Industries
Intended Use:  As the basic polymer used in the production of articles intended to contact food.
Effective Date:  05/04/2012
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will contain not more than 10 percent n-butyl acrylate polymer units by weight of the finished copolymer. The maximum thickness of the finished articles will not exceed 210 microns (μm). Finished copolymers may be used in contact with all types of food under Conditions of Use B through H, and J (microwave only), as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site