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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. 721

 
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Food Contact Substance:  1,3-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, polymer with 1,3-benzenedimethanamine and hexanedioic acid (CAS Reg. No. 28628-75-3)
 
Notifier:  EMS-CHEMIE AG/EMS-CHEMIE (NORTH AMERICA) INC.
 
Manufacturer:  EMS-CHEMIE AG/EMS-CHEMIE (NORTH AMERICA) INC.
 
Intended Use:  For use as a component of non-food-contact layers of multilayer articles; the thickness of the FCS component of the non-food-contact layer will not exceed 85 µm and will be separated from food by one or more layers of PET having a total thickness of at least 85 µm.
 
Effective Date:  08/30/2007
 
Limitations/Specifications:  (1) In contact with all food types under all conditions of use as described in Tables 1 and 2. (2) Adjuvant substances permitted for use in nylon polymers complying with 21 CFR §177.1500 may be used in the subject copolymer subject to any limitations regarding conditions of use, food types, or any other limitation in the authorizing regulation or notification.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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