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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. 830

 
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Food Contact Substance:  Octadecyl 3,5-di-tert-butyl-4-hydroxyhydrocinnamate (CAS Reg. No. 2082-79-3).
 
Notifier:  Albemarle Corporation
 
Manufacturer:  Albemarle Corporation
 
Intended Use:  As a stabilizer for flexible polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and as an antioxidant for olefin polymers.
 
Effective Date:  10/08/2008
 
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used as: (1) a stabilizer at levels not to exceed 0.006 percent by weight of flexible PVC film (maximum thickness shall not exceed 1 mil) that may contact food types I, II, IV-B, VI-B, VII-B and VIII under Conditions of Use A through H as described in Tables 1 and 2 and (2) an antioxidant for olefin polymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1520(c), item 3.6, at levels not to exceed 0.25 percent by weight of the finished articles that may contact all food types under Conditions of Use A through H as described in Tables 1 and 2.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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