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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. 67

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Food Contact Substance:  3,6,9-triethyl -3,6,9-trimethyl -1,2,4,5,7,8-hexoxonane (CAS Reg. No. 24748-23-0) .
Notifier:  Akzo Nobel Chemicals, Inc.
Manufacturer:  Akzo Nobel Chemicals, Inc.
Intended Use:  As a rheology modifier in the production of olefin polymers complying with either 21 CFR 177.1520 or 177.2600.
Effective Date:  08/02/2000
Limitations/Specifications:  The 3,6,9-triethyl-3,6,9-trimethyl-1,2,4,5,7,8-hexoxonane modifier is to be used at a level not to exceed 0.15 percent by weight of the olefin polymers. Food contact articles manufactured with the olefin polymers modified with the food contact substance shall be used in contact with all types of food under conditions of use A - H as described in Tables 1 and 2, unless restricted by applicable regulations for the olefin polymers.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site