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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. 512

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Food Contact Substance:  Industrial starch modified (CAS Reg. No. 56780-58-6) by treatment with greater than 5 percent, and not more than 21 percent by weight 2,3-epoxypropyl trimethylammonium chloride (CAS Reg. No. 3033-77-0).
Notifier:  Penford Products Company
Manufacturer:  Penford Products Company
Intended Use:  As a retention aid and/or drainage aid and/or dry-strength agent employed prior to the sheet forming operation in the manufacture of food-contact paper and paperboard at a maximum level of 1 percent by weight of the dry pulp.
Effective Date:  10/08/2005
Limitations/Specifications:  The modified industrial starch must be used in compliance with 21 CFR 178.3520(a)(1), (b) and (c). The finished paper and paperboard may be used only under Conditions of Use A through H identified in Table 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site