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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. 1208

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Food Contact Substance:  1,2-Benzisothiazolin-3-one (CAS. Reg. No. 2634-33-5).
Notifier:  Prom Chem Limited
Manufacturer:  Prom Chem Limited
Intended Use:  For use as a biocide in uncured liquid rubber latex solutions used to manufacture repeat-use rubber gloves.
Effective Date:  10/24/2012
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS may be used at a level not to exceed 0.05 weight percent of the latex on a solids basis. The finished glove may be used in contact with all food types.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site