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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. 1169

 
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Food Contact Substance:  Zinc pyrithione (CAS Reg. No. 13463-41-7).
 
Notifier:  Arch Chemicals, Inc.
 
Manufacturer:  Arch Chemicals, Inc.
 
Intended Use:  The FCS is intended for use as an antimicrobial active ingredient for preservation of the components of paper coatings (non-polymeric substrates) used in the manufacture of food-contact paper and paperboard.
 
Effective Date:  06/21/2012
 
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS use level is not to exceed 500 ppm in the individual components and not to exceed 100 ppm in the finished coating formulation. The FCS may be used in contact with all types of food under Conditions of Use E through G as described in Tables 1 and 2. The coated paper is a single use article.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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