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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. 163

 
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Food Contact Substance:  A mixture of ca. 49 percent by weight of polyethylene glycol (400) monooleate and ca. 34 percent by weight of polyethylene glycol (400) dioleate.
 
Notifier:  Lonza, Inc.
 
Manufacturer:  Lonza, Inc.
 
Intended Use:  The FCS will be used as an anti-corrosive agent in the steam header and steam lines of boiler systems where the steam will contact food.
 
Effective Date:  10/11/2001
 
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS is to be continuously added into the steam header to maintain a maximum concentration of 2 ppm in the steam. The FCS shall contain no more than 1 ppm and 10 ppm residual ethylene oxide and 1,4-dioxane, respectively, and must meet any applicable specifications prescribed in 21 CFR 173.310.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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