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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. 182

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Food Contact Substance:  Polyamidoamine-ethyleneimine-epichlorohydrin resin prepared by reacting hexanedioic acid, 1,2-ethanediamine, N-(2-aminoethyl)-1,3-propanediamine, N,N''-1,2-ethanediylbis-1,3-propanediamine, (chloromethyl)oxirane, ethyleneimine(aziridine), and polyethylene glycol, and partly neutralized with sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 167678-43-5) or formic acid (CAS Reg. No. 114133-44-7).
Notifier:  BASF Corporation
Manufacturer:  BASF AG/BASF Corporation
Intended Use:  For use as a retention aid employed prior to the sheet-forming operation in the manufacture of paper and paperboard.
Effective Date:  01/17/2002
Limitations/Specifications:  For use at a level not to exceed 0.12 percent resin by weight of the finished dry paper or paperboard.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site