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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. 507

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Food Contact Substance:  Siloxanes and Silicones, di-Me, 3-hydroxypropyl Me, ethers with polyoxyethylene mono-Me ether and polyoxypropylene mono-Me ether (CAS Reg. No. 472975-82-9).
Notifier:  Dow Corning Corporation
Manufacturer:  Dow Corning Corporation
Intended Use:  As a defoaming agent in the pulping of lignocellulosic materials that will be used in the manufacture of paper and paperboard.
Effective Date:  07/21/2005
Limitations/Specifications:  At levels not to exceed 0.009 percent by weight of the dry pulp. The finished food-contact article may be used in contact with all food types and under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Table 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site