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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. 793

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Food Contact Substance:  1,5-Pentanedicarboxylic acid, calcium salt (CAS Reg. No. 19455-79-9).
Notifier:  Borealis Polyolefine GmbH
Manufacturer:  ISOCHEM SA/Borealis Polyolefine GmbH
Intended Use:  The FCS will be used as a nucleating agent in the manufacture of polypropylene food-contact articles.
Effective Date:  04/01/2008
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used in the manufacture of single and repeat-use food contact articles at levels not to exceed 0.15 percent by weight of the finished food-contact article, in contact with all food types, and under Conditions of use A through H, as described in Table 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site