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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. 301

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Food Contact Substance:  BALINIT DLC, BALINIT TRITON, chemically identified as diamond-like carbon.
Notifier:  Balzers Aktiengesellschaft
Manufacturer:  Balzers Aktiengesellschaft
Intended Use:  The FCS will be used as components of repeat-use food processing and food packaging equipment as a double layered ceramic coating consisting of a functional diamond-like carbon layer and an interface chromium layer.
Effective Date:  12/25/2002
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Table 2. The maximum thickness of the functional diamond-like layer shall not exceed 2 micrometers and the maximum thickness of the chromium interface layer shall not exceed 1 micrometer.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site