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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. 212

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Food Contact Substance:  2-Cyano-3,3-diphenyl-2-propenoic acid ethyl ester (CAS Reg. No. 5232-99-5).
Notifier:  BASF Aktiengesellschaft
Manufacturer:  BASF Aktiengesellschaft
Intended Use:  The FCS will be used as an ultraviolet-stabilizer for polyvinyl chloride (PVC).
Effective Date:  04/26/2002
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used in single-use unplasticized PVC articles at a level not to exceed 0.3 percent by weight of the unplasticized PVC material in contact with aqueous, acidic, low alcoholic, fatty and dry foods for storage at room temperature without thermal treatment in the container.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site