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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. 550

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Food Contact Substance:  Copper, [C,C,C,C-tetrachloro-29H, 31H-phthalocyaninato(2-)-N29, N30, N31,N32] (CAS Reg. No. 27614-71-7).
Notifier:  BASF Corporation
Manufacturer:  BASF Corporation
Intended Use:  As a colorant in all types of food-contact polymers.
Effective Date:  03/07/2006
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS is to be used at levels not to exceed 1 percent by weight of the food-contact polymer. The finished polymers are intended to contact all types of food under Conditions of Use C through G, as described in Table 2 , and not to exceed temperatures of 70°C. Use of the colorant is subject to the provisions and definitions set forth in 21 CFR 178.3297.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site