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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. 22

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Food Contact Substance:  Phosphorous acid, cyclic neopentanetetrayl bis(2,6-di-tert-butyl-4-methylphenyl) ester (CAS Reg. No. 80693-00-1)
Notifier:  Adeka Corporation
Manufacturer:  Adeka Corporation
Intended Use:  As an antioxidant and/or stabilizer in high-density polyethylene homopolymer and copolymers articles intended for contact with food.
Effective Date:  04/08/2000
Limitations/Specifications:  The food contact substance (FCS) is to be used at levels not to exceed 0.15 percent by weight of the high-density polyethylene homopolymer and copolymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1520. The finished homopolymer and copolymers are to be used in contact with food types I, II, IV-B, VI-B, VII-B, and VIII, under Conditions of Use B through H, as described in Tables 1 and 2, and with food of types III, IV-A, V, VI-A, VI-C, VII-A, and IX, under Conditions of Use C through G, as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site