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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. 366

 
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Food Contact Substance:  1,2-Bis(3,5-di-tert-butyl-4-hydroxyhydrocinnamoyl)hydrazine (CAS Reg. No. 32687-78-8).
 
Notifier:  Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corporation
 
Manufacturer:  BASF Corporation
 
Intended Use:  As an antioxidant in high density polyethylene (HDPE), polyethylene copolymers as described in 21 CFR 177.1520(c) item 3.2a, and in polyolefin repeat-use articles.
 
Effective Date:  12/11/2003
 
Limitations/Specifications:  For use 1) in HDPE at levels up to 0.12 percent by weight of the finished article in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use B through H as described in Table 2, 2) in polyethylene copolymers as described in 21 CFR 177.1520(c), item 3.2a at levels up to 0.18 percent by weight of the finished article in contact with aqueous and acidic foods under Conditions of Use B through H, and 3) in polyolefin repeat-use articles at levels of up to 0.12 percent by weight of the finished article in contact with all foods under Conditions of Use A through H.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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