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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. 183

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Food Contact Substance:  Butanedioic acid, dimethyl ester, polymer with 4-hydroxy-2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-1-piperidineethanol (CAS Reg. No. 65447-77-0).
Notifier:  Ciba Specialty Chemicals
Manufacturer:  BASF Corporation
Intended Use:  For use as a stabilizer for rubber articles complying with 21 CFR 177.2600 (Rubber articles intended for repeated use).
Effective Date:  01/26/2002
Limitations/Specifications:  At levels not to exceed 0.5 percent by weight of the finished product. The FCS will be limited to use in conveyor belts at room temperature or below. The conveyor belts may contact foods of all types.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site