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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. 534

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Food Contact Substance:  Dicetyl peroxydicarbonate (CAS Reg. No. 26322-14-5)
Notifier:  Akzo Nobel Polymer Chemicals LLC
Manufacturer:  Akzo Nobel Polymer Chemicals LLC
Intended Use:  The FCS will be used as a modifier in the production of high melt strength polypropylene (HMS-PP). The primary applications for the HMS-PP are in foaming, thermoforming and blow molding. The HMS-PP will comply with 21 CFR 177.1520.
Effective Date:  11/05/2005
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS is added to polypropylene (PP) at a maximum level of 2.0 percent. The FCS will be used in contact with all types of food under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Tables 1 and 2 unless restricted by applicable regulations for the PP polymer.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site