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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. 186

 
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Food Contact Substance:  Cis-endo-bicyclo(2.2.1)heptane-2,3-dicarboxylic acid, disodium salt (CAS Reg. No. 351870-33-2).
 
Notifier:  Milliken Chemical, Division of Milliken & Co.
 
Manufacturer:  Milliken Chemical, Division of Milliken & Co.
 
Intended Use:  As a nucleating agent in polypropylene and high density polyethylene, including homopolymers and copolymers, and in linear low density polyethylene polymers.
 
Effective Date:  01/30/2002
 
Limitations/Specifications:  For use as a nucleating agent, at a maximum level of 0.25 weight percent in polypropylene and high density polyethylene polymers in contact with all food types, under Conditions of Use A through H , as described in Table 2, and at a maximum level of 0.25 weight percent in linear low density polyethylene polymers in contact with all food types, under Conditions of Use B through H , as described in Table 2.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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