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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. 386

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Food Contact Substance:  Octadecyl 3,5-di-tert-butyl-4-hydroxyhydrocinnamate (CAS Reg. No. 2082-79-3).
Notifier:  Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corporation
Manufacturer:  BASF Corporation
Intended Use:  As an antioxidant for olefin polymers.
Effective Date:  01/13/2004
Limitations/Specifications:  As an antioxidant for olefin polymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1520(c), Section 3.6, at levels not to exceed 0.25 percent by weight of the finished article in contact with all food types described in Table 1 under Conditions of Use A through H as described in Table 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site