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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. 244

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Food Contact Substance:  Styrene/butadiene/acrylonitrile copolymers (SBA) (CAS Reg. No., exclusive of minor monomers: 9003-56-9) containing no more than 30 weight percent acrylonitrile and no more than 10 weight percent of total polymer units from one or more of the following monomers: acrylic acid, 2-hydroxyethyl acrylate, itaconic acid, and methacrylic acid.
Notifier:  OMNOVA Solutions Inc.
Manufacturer:  OMNOVA Solutions Inc.
Intended Use:  For use as a component of latex coatings for paper and paperboard in contact with all food types, complying with 21 CFR 176.170(b)(2).
Effective Date:  09/26/2002
Limitations/Specifications:  The SBA latex copolymers shall contain no more than 100 ppm styrene and no more than 200 ppm 4-vinylcyclohexene in the wet latex.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site