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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. 1165

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Food Contact Substance:  Starch, carboxymethyl ether, sodium salt (CAS Reg. No. 9063-38-1).
Notifier:  Paper Pak Industries
Manufacturer:  Paper Pak Industries
Intended Use:  As a fluid absorbent in food-contact materials used to absorb liquids intrinsic to fish, fruits and vegetables.
Effective Date:  06/07/2012
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used in contact with fish, fruits and vegetables under Conditions of Use F and G, as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site