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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. 664

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Food Contact Substance:  N,N'-bis(phenylmethyl)hexanediamide (CAS Reg. No. 25344-24-5), used in conjunction with cobalt neodecanoate (CAS Reg. No. 27253-31-2).
Notifier:  Constar International
Manufacturer:  Constar International
Intended Use:  The FCS will be used as a modifier of ethylene phthalate/naphthalate polymers and copolymers, excluding those modified with organic anhydrides.
Effective Date:  01/05/2007
Limitations/Specifications:  N,N'-bis(phenylmethyl)hexanediamide will be used at a level not to exceed 3 weight percent of the finished food-contact article in conjunction with cobalt neodecanoate used at a level not to exceed 0.0075 weight percent (measured as cobalt) of the finished food contact article. The modified polymers may be used in the manufacture of containers for ketchup under Conditions of Use C through G as described in Table 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site