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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. 784

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Food Contact Substance:  Siloxanes and silicones, 3-[3-diethylmethylammonio)-2-hydroxypropoxyl] propyl Me, di-Me, chlorides (CAS Reg. No. 588707-20-4).
Notifier:  Siltech Corporation
Manufacturer:  Siltech Corporation
Intended Use:  As a component of emulsion-based defoamers that are used in the pulping of lignocellulosic materials that can be used in the manufacture of food-contact paper and paperboard.
Effective Date:  03/06/2008
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS shall be applied at levels ranging from 3.5 to 14 grams per metric ton of dry pulp. The FCS may be used in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site