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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. 804

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Food Contact Substance:  Trimethylolpropane (CAS Reg. No. 77-99-6).
Notifier:  E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Inc.
Manufacturer:  E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Inc.
Intended Use:  As a milling aid and dispersant for titanium dioxide used as a light stabilizer in food contact articles.
Effective Date:  05/18/2008
Limitations/Specifications:  For use at levels not to exceed 2.4 percent by weight of titanium dioxide. The titanium dioxide containing the food-contact substance will be used at levels not to exceed 5 percent by weight of the food-contact article. The final articles may contact all food types under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Table 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site