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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. 332

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Food Contact Substance:  The FCS is the cross-linked reaction product of (1) an acrylic resin, consisting of a copolymer of styrene (CAS Reg. No. 100-42-5), methyl methacrylate (CAS Reg. No. 80-62-6), methacrylic acid (CAS Reg. No. 79-41-4), t-butyl methacrylate (CAS Reg. No. 585-07-9), and hydroxyethyl methacrylate (CAS Reg. No. 868-77-9); (2) a silane coupling agent, consisting of y-isocyanatopropyltrimethoxysilane (CAS Reg. No. 15396-00-6); and (3) a urethane prepolymer which is an isocyanate-terminated polymer consisting of trimethylol propane (CAS Reg. No. 77-99-6) adducts of isophorone diisocyanate (CAS Reg. No. 4098-71-9) and m-xylylene diisocyanate (CAS Reg. No. 3634-83-1).
Notifier:  Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.
Manufacturer:  Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.
Intended Use:  As an adhesive layer in a multi-layer film intended for use in packaging food.
Effective Date:  08/01/2003
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used in contact with all types of food under retort packaging conditions.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site