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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. 195

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Food Contact Substance:  Diphosphoric acid, polymers with ethoxylated reduced Me esters of reduced polymerized oxidized tetrafluoroethylene (CAS Reg. No. 200013-65-6). This substance is also known as: phosphate esters of ethoxylated perfluoroether, prepared by reaction of ethoxylated perfluoroether diol (CAS Reg. No. 162492-15-1) with phosphorous pentoxide (CAS Reg. No. 1314-56-3) or pyrophosphoric acid (CAS Reg. No. 2466-09-3).
Notifier:  Solvay Specialty Polymers Italy S.p.A.
Manufacturer:  Solvay Specialty Polymers Italy S.p.A.
Intended Use:  As a water and oil repellent in the manufacture of paper and paperboard.
Effective Date:  05/14/2002
Limitations/Specifications:  For use at levels not to exceed 1.5 percent by weight of finished dry paper or paperboard in contact with all food types, under Conditions of Use C through H, as described in Table 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site