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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. 237

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Food Contact Substance:  Quino(2,3-b)acridine-7,14-dione,5,12-dihydro-,(1,3-dihydro-1,3-dioxo-2H-isoindol-2-yl)methyl derivatives (CAS Reg. No. 332142-67-3). This FCS is a mixture of phthalimidomethyl derivatives of quinacridone.
Notifier:  Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corp.
Manufacturer:  BASF Corporation
Intended Use:  As a pigment dispersant for use in all types of food-contact polymers.
Effective Date:  07/26/2002
Limitations/Specifications:  For use at levels not to exceed 0.05 percent by weight in all types of food-contact polymers. The finished polymers are intended to contact all types of food under Conditions of Use B through H as described in Tables 1 and 2, respectively. Use of the FCS in polymers is subject to the provisions and definitions set forth in 21 CFR 178.3297.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site