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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. 474

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Food Contact Substance:  Tetradecanoic acid; lithium salt (CAS Reg. No. 20336-96-3).
Notifier:  ASAHI DENKA Co., Ltd.
Manufacturer:  ASAHI DENKA Co., Ltd.
Intended Use:  As a stabilizer for polypropylene polymers and copolymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1520(c), items 1.1, 3.1, and 3.2.
Effective Date:  02/09/2005
Limitations/Specifications:  The stabilizer is to be used at levels not to exceed 0.1 percent by weight of the finished polypropylene polymers or copolymers. The finished articles containing the stabilizer may contact any type of food under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Table 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site