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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. 749

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Food Contact Substance:  Acetic acid ethenyl ester, polymer with ethene and 1,1'-(1-ethenyl-1,2-ethanediyl) diacetate, hydrolyzed (CAS Reg. No. 917249-65-1).
Notifier:  The Nippon Synthetic Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
Manufacturer:  The Nippon Synthetic Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
Intended Use:  For use as a component of food-contact articles.
Effective Date:  10/16/2007
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS may be used in contact with fatty foods under Conditions of Use C through G as described in Table 2. The FCS may be used alone, as a blend, or may be co-extruded with other resins. The FCS use level will not exceed 0.024g FCS/in2 of the final food contact article. Adjuvant substances permitted for use in ethylene-vinyl acetate-vinyl alcohol copolymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1360 may be used in the copolymer that is the subject of this notification, subject to any limitations in the authorizing regulation or notification.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site