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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. 513

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Food Contact Substance:  A mixture of 35-60 percent hydroxysulfinoacetic acid, disodium salt (CAS Reg. No. 223106-41-0), 10-60 percent hydroxysulfoacetic acid, disodium salt (CAS Reg. No. 29736-24-1), and 0-40 percent sodium sulfite (CAS Reg. No. 7757-83-7).
Notifier:  Brüggemann Chemical US, Inc.
Manufacturer:  Brüggemann Chemical US, Inc.
Intended Use:  As a reducing agent in emulsion polymerization redox catalyst systems, with the produced polymer emulsions to be used as components of food-contact paper and paperboard complying with 21 CFR 176.170 or 176.180, adhesives complying with 21 CFR 175.105, and repeat use rubber articles complying with 21 CFR 177.2600.
Effective Date:  10/01/2005
Limitations/Specifications:  For use at a maximum level of 1 percent based on total monomer weight used in the manufacture of the polymer emulsions. Food-contact articles containing the polymer emulsions may contact all food types under Conditions of Use A through H as described in Table 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site