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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. 652

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Food Contact Substance:  2,2'-Methylenebis(6-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol) (CAS Reg. No. 103597-45-1).
Notifier:  Adeka Corporation
Manufacturer:  Adeka Corporation
Intended Use:  As an ultraviolet light absorber in polyethylene phthalate polymers intended for use in contact with food.
Effective Date:  10/20/2006
Limitations/Specifications:  For use at levels not to exceed 0.7 percent by weight of polyethylene terephthalate polymers complying with either 21 CFR 177.1630, or an effective Food Contact Notification. The finished polymers may be used in contact with aqueous and acidic foods under Conditions of Use B through H, and in contact with alcoholic and fatty foods under Conditions of Use C through G as described in Table 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site