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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. 286

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Food Contact Substance:  2-Methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one (CAS Reg. No. 2682-20-4).
Notifier:  Rohm and Haas Company
Manufacturer:  Rohm and Haas Company
Intended Use:  As an antimicrobial agent for preservation of latex emulsions destined for use in latex gloves intended to contact all types of food.
Effective Date:  01/16/2003
Limitations/Specifications:  At a level not to exceed 250 ppm (based on 2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one) in latex emulsion.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site