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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. 511

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Food Contact Substance:  Copolymer of 1,1-difluoroethylene, tetrafluoroethylene, trifluoromethyl trifluorovinyl ether and a halogenated alkene, optionally cured with triallyl isocyanurate and 2,5-dimethyl-2,5-di(tert-butylperoxy)hexane.
Notifier:  E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
Manufacturer:  E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
Intended Use:  For repeat-use in the fabrication of molded parts such as o-rings and gaskets for food processing equipment.
Effective Date:  10/13/2005
Limitations/Specifications:  The base fluoropolymer may be compounded with no more than 3.0 weight-percent of triallyl isocyanurate and 2.5 weight-percent of 2,5-dimethyl-2,5-di(tert-butylperoxy)hexane. Articles containing the FCS are intended to contact all food types.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site