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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. 687

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Food Contact Substance:  Decanedioic acid polymer with 2-hydroxypropanoic acid and 1,2-propanediol, block- (CAS Reg. No. 329223-54-3).
Notifier:  Dainippon Ink and Chemicals, Incorporated
Manufacturer:  Dainippon Ink and Chemicals, Incorporated
Intended Use:  As a modifier in the manufacture of polylactide (PLA) polymers for single-use food-contact articles.
Effective Date:  05/24/2007
Limitations/Specifications:  For use at levels not to exceed 20 weight percent in PLA polymers in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use B through H, as described in Table 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site