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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. 42

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Food Contact Substance:  A grafted copolymer of cross-linked sodium polyacrylate identified as 2-propenoic acid, polymers with N,N-di-2 propenyl -2-propen -1-amine and hydrolyzed polyvinyl acetate, sodium salts, graft (CAS Reg. No. 166164-74-5)
Notifier:  Stockhausen, Inc.
Manufacturer:  Evonik Corporation
Intended Use:  For use as an absorptive medium in absorbent pads employed in the packaging of refrigerated or frozen red meat.
Effective Date:  06/10/2000
Limitations/Specifications:  The finished copolymer must meet all specifications and limitations prescribed in 21 CFR 177.1211(b) and (c).
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site