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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. 742

 
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Food Contact Substance:  Copolymers produced by the polymerization of 6-hydroxy-2-naphthoic acid with one or more of the following monomers: 4-hydroxybenzoic acid; 4,4'-biphenol; N-(4-hydroxyphenyl)acetamide; terephthalic acid; resorcinol; and isophthalic acid such that a minimum of 50 percent of the polymer units are derived from 6-hydroxy-2-naphthoic acid alone or in combination with 4-hydroxybenzoic acid, not more than 25 percent of the polymer units are derived individually from 4,4'biphenol, N-(4-hydroxyphenyl)acetamide and terephthalic acid, and not more than 15 percent of the polymer units are derived individually from resorcinol and isophthalic acid.
 
Notifier:  Ticona
 
Manufacturer:  Ticona
 
Intended Use:  As a basic polymer used in the production of articles (including non-PET bottles) intended to contact food.
 
Effective Date:  09/28/2007
 
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS may be used in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use A through H and J (for dual-ovenable containers) as described in Table 2.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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