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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. 275

 
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Food Contact Substance:  Silver-magnesium-sodium-boron-phosphate glass (silver glass).
 
Notifier:  Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corporation
 
Manufacturer:  Ishizuka Glass Company, Ltd. (manufacturer); Kanebo Chemical Industries, Ltd. (supplier)
 
Intended Use:  The food contact substance (FCS) will be used as an antimicrobial agent in all types of food-contact polymers.
 
Effective Date:  01/03/2003
 
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used in contact with all types of food at levels not to exceed 2.25 percent by weight of the finished polymers. The silver content of the FCS shall not exceed 1.77 percent by weight.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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