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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. 75

 
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Food Contact Substance:  Ethylene-2-norbornene copolymer (CAS Reg. No. 26007-43-2). The CAS nomenclature is bicyclo{2.2.1} hept-2-ene, polymer with ethene.
 
Notifier:  TOPAS Advanced Polymers, Inc. and TOPAS Advanced Polymers GmbH
 
Manufacturer:  TOPAS Advanced Polymers, Inc. and TOPAS Advanced Polymers GmbH
 
Intended Use:  To manufacture films, sheets, and articles made therefrom for food-contact applications; not for use in making bottles.
 
Effective Date:  08/22/2000
 
Limitations/Specifications:  Ethylene-2-norbornene copolymer (density 1.02+0.04 g/cm3) may contain not less than 30 but no more than 70 mole percent of polymer units derived from norbornene in contact with all food types under conditions of use A through H. Manufacture, purification and specifications as described in this notification.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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