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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. 38

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Food Contact Substance:  n-Octyl phosphonic acid (NOPA)-modified titanium dioxide (produced by chemically reacting NOPA (CAS Reg. No. 4724-48-5) with titanium dioxide to achieve a treatment level of 0.85 percent by weight of NOPA on the pigment).
Notifier:  Huntsman Tioxide
Manufacturer:  Huntsman Tioxide
Intended Use:  As a colorant in all types of food-contact polymers.
Effective Date:  06/03/2000
Limitations/Specifications:  Maximum use level of 30 percent by weight of the polymer. The finished polymers are intended to contact all types of food under Condition of Use C, as described in Table 2, or less severe conditions. Use of the colorant is subject to the provisions and definitions set forth in 21 CFR 178.3297.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site