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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. 217

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Food Contact Substance:  2-Cyano-3,3-diphenyl-2-propenoic acid 2-ethylhexyl ester (CAS Reg. No. 6197-30-4).
Notifier:  BASF Aktiengesellschaft
Manufacturer:  BASF Aktiengesellschaft
Intended Use:  For use as a UV stabilizer in the manufacture of unplasticized polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) polymers and copolymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1315, or 21 CFR 177.1630.
Effective Date:  05/03/2002
Limitations/Specifications:  For use at levels not to exceed 0.3 percent by weight of the PVC and at levels not to exceed 0.5 percent by weight of the PET polymers and copolymers in contact with food types I through IX, as discussed in Table 1, except beverages containing more than 15 percent ethanol, under Conditions of Use E through G, as described in Table 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site