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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. 602

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Food Contact Substance:  3-pyridinecarbonitrile, 4-methyl-2,6-bis[(4-methylphenyl)amino]-5-[[2-(trifluoromethyl)-phenyl]azo]- (CAS Reg. No. 669005-94-1).
Notifier:  Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corporation
Manufacturer:  BASF Corporation
Intended Use:  The FCS is intended as a colorant for use in authorized poly(ethylene phthalate) polymers, including those modified with 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol.
Effective Date:  07/05/2006
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used at levels not to exceed 0.1 percent by weight in the finished poly(ethylene phthalate) polymers, for contact with all food types under the Conditions of Use D through G as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site