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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. 553

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Food Contact Substance:  Ethanedioic acid, diethyl ester, polymer with 2,3-dihydro-9,10-dihydroxy-1,4-anthracenedione, 1,4-dihydroxy-9,10-anthracenedione and 1,3-pentanediamine (CAS Reg. No. 725685-53-0).
Notifier:  Day-Glo Color Corporation
Manufacturer:  Day-Glo Color Corporation
Intended Use:  As a colorant in polypropylene food-contact polymers.
Effective Date:  03/18/2006
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS is to be used at levels not to exceed 0.1 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. Use of the colorant is subject to the provisions and definitions set forth in 21 CFR 178.3297.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site