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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. 131

 
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Food Contact Substance:  2-Methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one (CAS Reg. No. 2682-20-4).
 
Notifier:  Rohm and Haas Company
 
Manufacturer:  Rohm and Haas Company
 
Intended Use:  1. As an antimicrobial agent for adhesives and components of adhesives used in accordance with 21 CFR 175.105. 2. as an antimicrobial agent for polymer latex emulsions in paper coatings complying with 21 CFR 176.170(b) at a level not to exceed 250 ppm (based on 2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one), and 3. as an antimicrobial agent for finished paper and paperboard coating formulations complying with 21 CFR 176.170(b) and for additives used in the manufacture of paper and paperboard complying with 21 CFR 176.170 including latex emulsions, fillers, binders, pigment slurries, and sizing solutions at a level not to exceed 150 ppm (based on 2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one) in the individual additives and not to exceed 150 ppm in the finished coating formulation.
 
Effective Date:  04/17/2001
 
Limitations/Specifications:  None
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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