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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. 1179

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Food Contact Substance:  Acetic acid ethenyl ester, polymer with ethene and ethenol (CAS Reg. No. 26221-27-2).
Notifier:  Kuraray Co., Ltd.
Manufacturer:  Kuraray Co., Ltd.
Kuraray America, Inc.
Kuraray Europe GmbH
Kuraray Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.
Intended Use:  As a coating for paper and paperboard
Effective Date:  07/11/2012
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS may be used at a level not to exceed 10 g/m2 of food-contact surface. The finished paper/paperboard is intended for use in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use C through H and Condition of Use J (microwave susceptor and microwave-only container applications only) as described in Appendix V, Tables 1 and 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site