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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. 856

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Food Contact Substance:  Boron nitride (CAS Reg. No. 10043-11-5).
Notifier:  Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics Corporation
Manufacturer:  Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics Corporation
Intended Use:  For use as a lubricant in food processing equipment with incidental food contact
Effective Date:  04/03/2009
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS is used at a level not to exceed 40 wt-% boron nitride in lubricant. It is specifically used in oil and grease lubricants in applications with high temperatures or high pressures
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site