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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. 844

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Food Contact Substance:  Copolyester of 1,4-benzene dicarboxylic acid polymer with 1,4-butanediol, (E)-2-butenedioic acid, 1,2-ethanediol, and 1,6-hexanedioic acid grafted with styrene-maleate copolymer.
Notifier:  Toyobo Co., Ltd.
Manufacturer:  Toyobo Co., Ltd.
Intended Use:  As an adhesion aid for Nylon 6 and Nylon 6 modified with Nylon MXD-6.
Effective Date:  12/03/2008
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS may be used as a non-food contact layer not to exceed 0.12 micrometers thickness separated from food by a minimum of 100 micrometers thick polypropylene. Laminates utilizing the FCS are intended for use in contact with fatty foods (food types III, IVA, V, VIIA and IX) under Conditions of Use A through H as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site