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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. 329

 
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Food Contact Substance:  Silicon Dioxide (CAS Reg. No. 7631-86-9).
 
Notifier:  Schott HiCotec, Division of Schott Spezialglas GmbH
KHS Plasmax GmbH
 
Manufacturer:  Schott HiCotec, Division of Schott Spezialglas GmbH
KHS Plasmax GmbH
 
Intended Use:  To be used as an amorphous plasma-deposited silicon barrier coating on the food-contact surface of PET food packaging articles.
 
Effective Date:  07/17/2003
 
Limitations/Specifications:  The maximum thickness of the double layered coating shall not exceed 100 nm. The coating may contact all food types, as described in Table 1, under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Table 2 .
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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