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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. 1293

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Food Contact Substance:  Oxirane, methyl-, polymer with oxirane (CAS Reg. No. 9003-11-6).
Notifier:  Equistar Chemicals, LP
Manufacturer:  Equistar Chemicals, LP
Intended Use:  As a surface-active agent in the manufacture of polymeric food-contact materials.
Effective Date:  08/22/2013
Limitations/Specifications:  The finished polymeric food-contact material shall contain the FCS at concentrations not to exceed 0.043 percent by weight and be used in contact with all food types under all temperature conditions of use as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site