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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. 509

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Food Contact Substance:  Bis(p-ethylbenzylidene) sorbitol (CAS Reg. No. 79072-96-1).
Notifier:  Ampacet Corporation
Manufacturer:  Ampacet Corporation
Intended Use:  For use as a clarifying agent in linear low and low density polyethylene (LLDPE and LDPE).
Effective Date:  07/27/2005
Limitations/Specifications:  At levels not to exceed 0.2 percent by weight of the polymer in contact with all food types and under Conditions of Use C through G as described in Table 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site