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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. 722

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Food Contact Substance:  Vinylidene chloride/vinyl chloride/methyl acrylate copolymer (CAS Reg. No. 28572-91-0).
Notifier:  BASF Corporation
Manufacturer:  BASF Corporation
Intended Use:  As a component of coatings applied to fresh fruits and vegetables with inedible peels, excluding citrus fruits.
Effective Date:  08/28/2007
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS may represent 100% of the coating formulation and is applied at a level not to exceed the amount required to achieve the desired technical effect.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site