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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. 256

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Food Contact Substance:  N,N,N',N'-tetrakis(2-hydroxyethyl)hexanediamide (CAS Reg. No. 6334-25-4).
Notifier:  EMS Chemie AG/EMS Primid
Manufacturer:  EMS Chemie AG/EMS Primid
Intended Use:  For use as a cross-linking agent for polyester coatings on metal substrates for contact with food.
Effective Date:  10/19/2002
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used at up to 6 percent by weight of the polyester. The finished coatings are intended for use in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use E through G, as described in 21 CFR 175.300(d), Table 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site