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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. 178

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Food Contact Substance:  Polylactide polymers (CAS Reg. No. 9051-89-2). The polymers will be manufactured and characterized as described in the notification.
Notifier:  NatureWorks LLC
Manufacturer:  NatureWorks LLC
Intended Use:  As components of articles intended to contact food.
Effective Date:  01/03/2002
Limitations/Specifications:  The finished polymers are intended to contact all types of food under Conditions of Use B through H , as described in Table 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site