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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. 58

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Food Contact Substance:  2,2'-Methylenebis(4,6-di-tert-butylphenyl) 2-ethylhexyl phosphite (CAS Reg. No. 126050-54-2).
Notifier:  Asahi Denka Kogyo K.K.
Manufacturer:  Asahi Denka Kogyo K.K.
Intended Use:  As an antioxidant and/or stabilizer in styrene-butadiene block polymers.
Effective Date:  06/29/2000
Limitations/Specifications:  The food contact substance shall be used at levels not to exceed 0.20 percent by weight of styrene-butadiene block polymers complying with the specifications in 21 CFR 177.1810(b), item 1(i), when tested by the methods described in 21 CFR 177.1810(c). The finished copolymers may only be used in contact with food typesI, II, IV-B, VI, VII-B and VIII under conditions of use D through G as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site