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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. 748

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Food Contact Substance:  1H-benz[de]isoquinoline-1,3(2H)-dione, 2-[2,6-bis(1-methylethyl)phenyl]-6-[4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenoxy] (CAS Reg. No. 852282-89-4).
Notifier:  BASF Aktiengesellschaft
Manufacturer:  BASF Aktiengesellschaft
Intended Use:  The FCS is intended for use as a UV absorber in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) polymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1630.
Effective Date:  10/11/2007
Limitations/Specifications:  The food contact substance (FCS) would be used at a level not to exceed 0.5 weight percent of the finished polymer in contact with aqueous, acidic, and alcoholic food used under Conditions of Use E through G, and fatty foods used under Conditions of Use C through G as described in Table 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site