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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. 137

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Food Contact Substance:  Anthranilamide. The Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) name is 2-aminobenzamide (CAS Reg. No. 88-68-6).
Notifier:  Coca-Cola Co., ColorMatrix Corp. and KoSa
Manufacturer:  Coca-Cola Co., ColorMatrix Corp. and KoSa
Intended Use:  As a scavenger for acetaldehyde in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) beverage bottles.
Effective Date:  06/06/2001
Limitations/Specifications:  Anthranilamide is present in the finished container at levels not to exceed 500 mg/kg (ppm) in bottles used to hold water and at levels not to exceed 250 mg/kg (ppm) in bottles used for non-water, aqueous, acidic, and low-alcohol food applications.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site