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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. 495

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Food Contact Substance:  Sodium dichloroisocyanurate (CAS Reg. No. 2893-78-9) and sodium bromide mixture containing 85-94 weight-percent sodium dichloroisocyanurate, and 5-9 weight-percent sodium bromide.
Notifier:  Occidental Chemical Corporation
Manufacturer:  Occidental Chemical Corporation
Intended Use:  For use as a slimicide in the manufacture of food-contact paper and paperboard.
Effective Date:  06/18/2005
Limitations/Specifications:  As a slimicide complying with the provisions for slimicides cited in 21 CFR 176.300, at a maximum level of 3 pounds per ton of dry-weight fiber.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site