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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. 395

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Food Contact Substance:  Copolymer of n-butyl methacrylate and iso-butyl methacrylate (CAS Reg. No. 9011-53-4).
Notifier:  Lucite International UK, Ltd.
Manufacturer:  Lucite International UK, Ltd.
Intended Use:  As a pigment dispersant for use in all pigmented food-contact plastics.
Effective Date:  03/18/2004
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS is used at levels not to exceed 10 percent by weight in pigments that are used at levels not to exceed 1 percent by weight in food-contact polymers. The finished polymers may be used in contact with all foods (I-IX) under Conditions of Use A through H.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site