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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. 665

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Food Contact Substance:  Hexanedioic acid, polymer with 1,3-benzenedimethanamine (CAS Reg No. 25718-70-1), meeting the analytical specifications in 21 CFR 177.1500(b) item 10.2, when tested by the method given in 21 CFR 177.1500(d).
Notifier:  Gruppo Mossi & Ghisolfi
Manufacturer:  Gruppo Mossi & Ghisolfi M&G Polymers USA LLC
Intended Use:  For use as a modifier of ethylene phthalate polymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1630 and ethylene phthalate polymers that are the subject of an effective FCN.
Effective Date:  01/10/2007
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used at a level not to exceed 5 weight percent of the finished food-contact article. The modified polymer may be used to manufacture wine containers for use under the Conditions of Use C through G and in contact with Food Types VI-C (alcohol content to 15 percent) as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site