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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. 443

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Food Contact Substance:  Agarose, polymer with (chloromethyl)oxirane, 2-hydroxy-3(3-sulfopropoxy)propyl ethers, sodium salts (CAS Reg. No. 676618-71-6).
Notifier:  Amersham Biosciences
Manufacturer:  Amersham Biosciences
Intended Use:  As an ion exchange resin.
Effective Date:  09/29/2004
Limitations/Specifications:  For repeated use in extracting individual proteins or substances present in similar low concentrations from liquid, water-based food materials, such as milk, whey, fruit juice, beer and wine. The process conditions include pH 3-14 and temperatures 5-60°C.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site