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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. 1257

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Food Contact Substance:  Octadecanamide, N,N′-1,2-ethanediylbis[12-hydroxy-] (CAS. Reg. No. 123-26-2).
Notifier:  Dai-Ichi Kogyo Seiyaku Co., Ltd.
Manufacturer:  Dai-Ichi Kogyo Seiyaku Co., Ltd.
Intended Use:  As a slip and nucleating agent in polylactic acid polymers that may contact food.
Effective Date:  04/18/2013
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used at levels not to exceed 1 percent by weight in polylactic acid polymer materials that may contact all food types under Conditions of Use C through G as described in Table 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site