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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. 744

 
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Food Contact Substance:  1,4-benzenedicarboxylic acid,1-4-dibutyl ester (CAS Reg. No. 1962-75-0).
 
Notifier:  Eastman Chemical Company
 
Manufacturer:  Eastman Chemical Company
 
Intended Use:  The FCS is intended for use as a plasticizer in polymers for use: 1) in adhesives that comply with 21 CFR 175.105, 2) in pressure sensitive adhesives that comply with 21 CFR 175.125, and 3) as a coating or component of paper or paperboard intended for use in contact with dry foods with no free surface fat or oil in compliance with 21 CFR 176.180.
 
Effective Date:  10/12/2007
 
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS may be used in contact with: 1) all food types when used in adhesives, 2) all food types when used in pressure sensitive adhesives, and 3) with food type VIII as described in , Table 1, when used as a coating or component of paper or paperboard.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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