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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. 36

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Food Contact Substance:  Gum rosin (CAS Reg. No. 8050-09-7)
Notifier:  Resinall Corporation
Manufacturer:  Resinall Corporation
Intended Use:  As a reactant in the production of polyester resins (such polyester resins to be otherwise made from materials regulated for production of such resins under 21 CFR 175.320) used as components of coatings applied to polypropylene (PP) films complying with 21 CFR 177.1520.
Effective Date:  06/04/2000
Limitations/Specifications:  The polyester resin may be used at levels not to exceed 0.05 milligrams per square inch in coating applied to the film surface area. The coated films may be used in contact with all types of food and under conditions of use A through H in accordance with 21 CFR 175.320.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site