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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. 204

 
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Food Contact Substance:  A mixture of the lithium salts of stearic acid (69.5 weight percent), palmitic acid (25.8 weight percent), myristic acid (1.6 weight percent), arachidonic acid (1 weight percent), and other carboxylic acids (2.1 weight percent).
 
Notifier:  Asahi Denka Kogyo K.K.
 
Manufacturer:  Asahi Denka Kogyo K.K.
 
Intended Use:  The FCS will be used as a stabilizer in polypropylene and olefin copolymers for use in food containers.
 
Effective Date:  05/28/2002
 
Limitations/Specifications:  1) The FCS will be used at levels not to exceed 0.1 percent by weight of polypropylene and olefin copolymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1520(c), items 1.1, 3.1, and 3.2. 2) The FCS will be used in contact with aqueous and acidic food types I, II, IV(B), VI(B), VII(B), and VIII as listed in Table 1 under Conditions of Use B through H as described in Table 2. 3) The FCS will be used in contact with alcoholic and fatty food types III, IV(A), V, VI(A and C), VII(A) and IX as listed in Table 1 under Conditions of Use C through G as described in Table 2.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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