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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. 598

 
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Food Contact Substance:  A copolymer of propylene (CAS Reg. No. 115-07-1), tetrafluoroethylene (CAS Reg. No. 116-14-3), and 3,3,3-trifluoropropene (CAS Reg. No. 677-21-4) cured with a salt of a quarternary ammonium compound and phenol, 4,4'-(2,2,2-trifluoro-1-(trifluoromethyl)ethylidene)bis-.
 
Notifier:  E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
 
Manufacturer:  E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
 
Intended Use:  For repeat use in the fabrication of molded parts such as o-rings and gaskets for food.
 
Effective Date:  04/29/2006
 
Limitations/Specifications:  The base fluoropolymer may be compounded with no more than 3.0 weight-percent of the salt of a quarternary ammonium compound and phenol, 4,4'-(2,2,2-trifluoro-1-(trifluoromethyl)ethylidene)bis- which is identified in the FCN. Articles containing the FCS are intended to contact all food types.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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