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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. 398

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Food Contact Substance:  Perfluoropolyether dicarboxylic acid (CAS Reg. No. 69991-62-4), ammonium salt.
Notifier:  Solvay Specialty Polymers Italy S.p.A.
Manufacturer:  Solvay Specialty Polymers Italy S.p.A.
Intended Use:  As an oil and water repellent in the manufacture of food-contact paper and paperboard.
Effective Date:  04/13/2004
Limitations/Specifications:  To be used in the manufacture of paper and paperboard prior to sheet formation at a level not to exceed 1 percent by weight of the finished dry paper and paperboard. Paper containing the FCS is to be used in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use B through H as described in Table 2
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site