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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. 730

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Food Contact Substance:  35 percent ammonium bromide solution (CAS Reg. No. 12124-97-9).
Notifier:  AmeriBrom Inc.
Manufacturer:  AmeriBrom Inc.
Intended Use:  The FCS is intended for use as an antimicrobial agent for finished coating formulations for paper and for additives to the finished coating formulations including starch slurries, sizing solutions, pigments, fillers, and binders used in the manufacture of paper and paperboard.
Effective Date:  08/09/2007
Limitations/Specifications:  For use at levels not to exceed 0.0085 gallons (0.032 liter) per metric ton of coating formulation.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site