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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. 1255

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Food Contact Substance:  Copolymer of vinylidene fluoride and hexafluoropropene (CAS Reg. No. 9011-17-0).
Notifier:  3M
Manufacturer:  3M
Intended Use:  As a processing aid in all polymers (excluding polymers used in metal and paper coatings).
Effective Date:  04/12/2013
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS may used at a maximum level of 2000 ppm by weight of the finished polymer. The finished polymers will otherwise comply with FDA regulations for their intended use. The FCS may be used in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site