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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. 175

 
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Food Contact Substance:  2-Pyridinethiol-1-oxide, sodium salt (CAS Reg. No. 3811-73-2).
 
Notifier:  Arch Chemicals, Inc.
 
Manufacturer:  Arch Chemicals, Inc.
 
Intended Use:  To be used as an antimicrobial agent in adhesives and in components of adhesives in paper towels for use in contact with aqueous and fatty foods.
 
Effective Date:  02/07/2002
 
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used as a 40 percent aqueous solution added to the adhesives at a level of 1000 ppm (wet/wet). The maximum level of the FCS in paper towels (on average) will not exceed 10 nanograms/cm2.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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