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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. 254

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Food Contact Substance:  Methyl acrylate-divinylbenzene-diethylene glycol divinyl ether terpolymer, aminolyzed with dimethylaminopropylamine and partially quaternized with methyl chloride. (CAS Reg. No. 65997-24-2).
Notifier:  Rohm and Haas Company
Manufacturer:  Rohm and Haas Company
Intended Use:  For use in treating water and aqueous food only of the types identified under categories I, II, and VI-B in Table 1.
Effective Date:  08/31/2002
Limitations/Specifications:  a) The temperature of the water or food passing through the FCS must be maintained at 50°C or less, and the flow rate of the water or food passing through the FCS must not be less than 0.5 gallon per cubic foot per minute; or b) Extracts of the FCS will be found to contain no more than 1 mg/kg dimethylaminopropylamine in each of the food simulants, distilled water and 10 percent ethanol, when, following washing and pretreatment of the resin in accordance with 21 CFR 173.25 (Ion- exchange resins)(c)(1), the resin is subjected to the test described in 21 CFR 173.25(b)(2)(ii)(B).
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site