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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. 1159

 
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Food Contact Substance:  Silicon dioxide (CAS Reg. No. 7631-86-9).
 
Notifier:  KHS Plasmax GmbH
 
Manufacturer:  KHS Plasmax GmbH
 
Intended Use:  As a barrier coating on the surfaces of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) articles that may contact food.
 
Effective Date:  05/23/2012
 
Limitations/Specifications:  The maximum thickness of the triple layered coating shall not exceed 200 nm. The FCS will be used in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use A through H as described in Table 2.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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