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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. 431

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Food Contact Substance:  Tin(IV) Oxide (CAS Reg. No. 18282-10-5).
Notifier:  EMD Chemicals Inc.
Manufacturer:  EMD Chemicals Inc.
Intended Use:  For use in combination with silicon dioxide and titanium dioxide as a colorant for food-contact polymers, paper and paperboard, coatings, and in printing inks applied to non-food-contact surfaces of food-contact articles.
Effective Date:  09/08/2004
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used at a level not to exceed 6 percent of the total colorant weight. The finished food-contact articles may contact all food types with no temperature limitation.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site