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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. 533

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Food Contact Substance:  Hydrogenated polymers prepared from one or more of the following monomers: 1-decene (CAS Reg. No. 872-05-9), 1-dodecene (CAS Reg. No. 112-41-4), and 1-octene (CAS Reg.No.111-66-0).
Notifier:  ExxonMobil Chemical Company
Manufacturer:  ExxonMobil Chemical Company
Intended Use:  As an additive at levels up to 10 percent in propylene homopolymers and copolymers that comply with 21 CFR 177.1520(c) or are the subject of an effective food contact notification.
Effective Date:  11/03/2005
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS has a minimum kinematic viscosity at 100°C of 9.4 centistokes. The FCS may be used in contact with food types I, II, IVB, VIA, VIB, VIC (up to 15 percent alcohol), VIIB and VIII under Conditions of Use C through G as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site