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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. 429

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Food Contact Substance:  Copolymer of styrene (CAS Reg. No. 100-42-5), methyl methacrylate (CAS Reg. No.80-62-6), and glycidyl methacrylate (CAS Reg. No. 106-91-2).
Notifier:  SABIC Innovative Plastics and BASF Corporation
Manufacturer:  SABIC Innovative Plastics and BASF Corporation
Intended Use:  For use as a polymeric chain extender in repeated use polymers in contact with all food types and under conditions of use A through H.
Effective Date:  10/30/2004
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS shall be used at a maximum level of 0.5 percent by weight of the polymers to which it is added.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site