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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. 327

 
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Food Contact Substance:  Polypropylene glycol monobutyl ether; CAS name: Poly(oxy(methyl-1,2-ethanediyl)), alpha-butyl-omega-hydroxy- (CAS Reg. No. 9003-13-8).
 
Notifier:  Crompton Corporation
 
Manufacturer:  Crompton Corporation
 
Intended Use:  As a diluent in defoamers used in the pulping of lignocellulosic materials that will be used to make food-contact paper and paperboard.
 
Effective Date:  07/12/2003
 
Limitations/Specifications:  For use at levels not to exceed 8 grams per metric ton of dry pulp (0.0008 percent). The FCS may be used in contact with all food types as described in Table 1. The FCS may also be used in accordance with food additive regulations and effective notifications which incorporate by reference materials cleared in 21 CFR 176.210.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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