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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. 438

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Food Contact Substance:  Monoisopropanolamine (MIPA) (CAS Reg. No. 78-96-6)
Notifier:  E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Inc.
Manufacturer:  The Dow Chemical Company
Intended Use:  For use as a dispersant for titanium dioxide pigment suspensions used in the manufacture of paper and paperboard at levels not to exceed 0.68 percent by weight of the titanium dioxide.
Effective Date:  09/17/2004
Limitations/Specifications:  Finished paper and paperboard containing the FCS may be used in contact with all types of foods (I-IX) as described in Table 1, under microwave susceptor conditions.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site