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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. 1252

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Food Contact Substance:  Rutile Tin Zinc - doped with either potassium, sodium, or calcium (CAS Reg. No.: 207691-99-4, 389623-07-8, 389623-01-2, respectively).
Notifier:  Rockwood Pigments NA, Inc.
Manufacturer:  Rockwood Pigments NA, Inc.
Intended Use:  As a colorant in polymers and in printing ink.
Effective Date:  04/03/2013
Limitations/Specifications:  At levels not to exceed 5 percent by weight in food-contact polymers and not to exceed 30 percent by weight in printing inks, for all food types under all temperature conditions as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site