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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. 289

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Food Contact Substance:  Boron nitride (CAS Reg. No. 10043-11-5).
Notifier:  Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics Corporation
Manufacturer:  Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics Corporation
Intended Use:  The FCS will be used as a processing aid in the production of olefin polymers complying with the provisions 21 CFR 177.1520.
Effective Date:  04/01/2003
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used as a component of olefin polymers in contact with all types of food, at a level not to exceed 0.1 weight percent, and under Conditions of Use B through H as described in Table 2
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site