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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. 60

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Food Contact Substance:  GENOXTM EP, chemically identified as amines, bis(hydrogenated rape-oil alkyl)methyl, N-oxides (CAS Reg. No. 204933-93-7).
Notifier:  GE Specialty Chemicals
Manufacturer:  GE Specialty Chemicals
Intended Use:  As an antioxidant in the manufacture of polypropylene homopolymer and copolymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1520.
Effective Date:  07/15/2000
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used at levels not to exceed 0.1 weight percent in polypropylene homopolymers and copolymers. The finished homopolymers and copolymers may be used in contact with food types III, IV-A, V, VII-A, and IX (i.e., fatty foods) and VI-C (foods containing up to 15 percent alcohol), under Conditions of Use B through H as described in Tables 1 and 2, respectively.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site