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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. 202

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Food Contact Substance:  Aluminum, hydroxybis(2,4,8,10-tetrakis(1,1-dimethylethyl)-6-hydroxy-12H-dibenzol(d,g)(1,3,2)dioxaphosphocin 6-oxidato)-, (CAS Reg. No. 151841-65-5). The FCS will be manufactured and characterized as described in the notification.
Notifier:  Asahi Denka Kogyo K.K.
Manufacturer:  Asahi Denka Kogyo K.K.
Intended Use:  For use as a clarifying and nucleating agent in polypropylene polymers and copolymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1520(c), items 1.1, 3.1 and 3.2.
Effective Date:  05/04/2002
Limitations/Specifications:  Maximum use level of 0.18 percent by weight of the finished polypropylene polymers and copolymers (as described above) in contact with alcoholic and fatty food (Food Types III, IVA, V, VIA, VIC, VIIA and IX) under Conditions of Use B through H, as described in Tables 1 and 2, respectively.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site