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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. 526

 
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Food Contact Substance:  1,3-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, polymer with 1,3-benzenedimethanamine and hexanedioic acid (CAS Reg. No. 28628-75-3). REPLACES FCN #472
 
Notifier:  EMS-Chemie AG/EMS-Chemie (North America) Inc.
 
Manufacturer:  EMS-Chemie AG/EMS-Chemie (North America) Inc.
 
Intended Use:  As a component of non-food-contact layers of multilayer films for packaging.
 
Effective Date:  10/05/2005
 
Limitations/Specifications:  Not to exceed 25 um in thickness in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use A through H as described in Table 2. The FCS will be separated from food by one or more polymeric layers, not including low density polyethylene (LDPE), having a total thickness of at least 8 um. Adjuvant substances permitted for use in nylon polymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1500 may be used in the subject copolymer subject to any limitations regarding conditions of use, food types, or any other limitation in the authorizing regulation or notification.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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