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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. 769

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Food Contact Substance:  N,N'-bis(phenylmethyl)hexanediamide (CAS Reg. No. 25344-24-5) used in conjunction with cobalt neodecanoate (CAS Reg. No. 27253-31-2).
Notifier:  Constar International, Inc.
Manufacturer:  Constar International, Inc.
Intended Use:  As a modifier of ethylene phthalate/naphthalate polymers and copolymers excluding those modified with organic anhydrides.
Effective Date:  01/15/2008
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used at a level not to exceed 3 weight percent of the finished food-contact article in conjunction with cobalt neodecanoate used at a level not to exceed 0.0075 weight percent (measured as cobalt) of the finished food contact article. Finished food-contact articles containing the FCS may be used in the manufacture of containers for contact with food types I, II, VI-A (alcohol content up to 15 percent) and VI-B, except carbonated beverages and water, under Conditions of Use C through G, as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site