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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. 279

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Food Contact Substance:  Tetradecanoic acid, lithium salt (CAS Reg. No. 20336-96-3).
Notifier:  Asahi Denka Co., Ltd.
Manufacturer:  Asahi Denka Co., Ltd.
Intended Use:  As a stabilizer in propylene homopolymers and copolymers.
Effective Date:  12/10/2002
Limitations/Specifications:  The food contact substance (FCS) is intended to be used as a stabilizer at levels not to exceed 0.12 weight percent of propylene homopolymers and copolymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1520(c), items 1.1, 3.1, 3.2a and b. The FCS may be used in contact with alcoholic and fatty food types, III, IV(A), V, VI(A), VI(C), VII(A) and IX under Conditions of Use B and H as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site