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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. 116

 
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Food Contact Substance:  Benzene propanoic acid, 3,5-bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)-4-hydroxy, C13-C15 branched and linear alkyl esters (CAS Reg. No. 171090-93-0).
 
Notifier:  Great Lakes Chemical Corp.
 
Manufacturer:  Great Lakes Chemical Corp.
 
Intended Use:  As a stabilizer in food-contact polymers.
 
Effective Date:  03/15/2001
 
Limitations/Specifications:  1. At levels not to exceed 1 percent by weight of all polymers in contact with Food Types I, II, IV-B, VI-A, VI-B, VII-B, and VIII under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Tables 1 and 2, respectively. 2. At levels not to exceed 0.2 percent by weight of all repeat-use polymers (except low-density and linear low-density polyethylene) in contact with Food Types III, IV-A, V, VII-A, and IX under Conditions of Use A through H as described in Tables 1 and 2, respectively.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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