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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. 315

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Food Contact Substance:  1,2-Benzisothiazolin-3-one (CAS Reg. No. 2634-33-5).
Notifier:  Avecia, Inc.
Manufacturer:  Avecia, Inc.
Intended Use:  As a biocide in uncured liquid rubber latex used to manufacture repeat-use rubber gloves intended for use in poultry and meat processing plants.
Effective Date:  04/25/2003
Limitations/Specifications:  For use at levels not to exceed 0.05 percent by weight of the latex solids.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site