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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. 654

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Food Contact Substance:  2-Propenoic acid, polymer with N-ethenylformamide, sodium salt (CAS Reg. No.865535-22-4).
Notifier:  BASF Aktiengesellschaft
Manufacturer:  BASF Aktiengesellschaft
Intended Use:  The FCS is intended for use as a dry-strength agent, fixing agent, or retention aid in paper and paperboard.
Effective Date:  11/09/2006
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be applied prior to the sheet-forming operation during the manufacture of paper and paperboard, at a level not to exceed 1.0 percent polymer by weight of the finished dry paper or paperboard. The FCS will be used in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use B through G as described in Table 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site