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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. 527

 
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Food Contact Substance:  1,3-Propanediol, 2-ethyl-2-(hydroxymethyl) (CAS Reg. No. 77-99-6).
 
Notifier:  Tioxide Group, Unlimited
 
Manufacturer:  Tioxide Group, Unlimited
 
Intended Use:  As a dispersant for pigments. 1) At levels up to 0.6 percent by weight of the pigment when the pigment is used as a colorant for all types of polymers complying with 21 CFR 178.3297. 2) At levels up to 1.0 percent by weight of the pigment when the pigment is used in inks that may come into contact with food.
 
Effective Date:  10/20/2005
 
Limitations/Specifications:  The finished polymers and inks may contact all food types under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Table 2.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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