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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. 626

 
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Food Contact Substance:  Trilauryl phosphite (CAS Reg No. 3076-63-9).
 
Notifier:  Dover Chemical Corporation
 
Manufacturer:  Dover Chemical Corporation
 
Intended Use:  As an antioxidant in vinyl chloride polymers and linear low density polyethylene.
 
Effective Date:  08/03/2006
 
Limitations/Specifications:  (1) For use at levels not to exceed 1 percent by weight of finished vinyl chloride polymers in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use B through H, as described in Table 2. (2) For use at levels not to exceed 0.25 percent by weight in linear low density polyethylene complying with 21 CFR 177.1520(c), items 3.1 and 3.2, where the density of the polymer is not greater than 0.94 gram per cubic centimeter. Linear low density polyethylene articles containing the FCS may be used in contact with dry (with no free surface fat or oil), aqueous, acidic, and alcoholic food (up to 15 percent alcohol), under Conditions of Use B through H, as described in Table 2. The food contact substance may contain no more than 1 percent by weight triisopropanolamine (CAS Reg. No. 122-20-3).
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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