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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. 385

 
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Food Contact Substance:  Tris (2,4-di-tert-butylphenyl)phosphite (CAS Reg. No. 31570-04-4).
 
Notifier:  Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corporation
 
Manufacturer:  BASF Corporation
 
Intended Use:  The FCS will be used as an antioxidant in the manufacture of olefin polymers complying with the provisions of 21 CFR 177.1520(c), items 3.2c and 3.6.
 
Effective Date:  01/13/2004
 
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used as follows: 1) When used as components of olefin polymers complying with the provisions of 21 CFR 177.1520(c), item 3.2c, the FCS will be used at levels not to exceed 0.2 percent by weight of the finished articles; and in contact with all types of food under temperature Conditions of Use C through H as described in Tables 1 and 2, respectively. 2) When used as components of olefin polymers complying with the provisions of 21 CFR 177.1520(c), item 3.6, the FCS will be used at levels not to exceed 0.2 percent by weight of the finished articles; and in contact with all types of food under temperature Conditions of Use A through H as described in Tables 1 and 2, respectively.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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