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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. 869

 
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Food Contact Substance:  Propylene/1-butene/ethylene copolymer (CAS Reg. No. 25895-47-0).
 
Notifier:  Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
 
Manufacturer:  Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
 
Intended Use:  As a component of articles used in contact with all types of food.
 
Effective Date:  03/24/2009
 
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS may contain up to 28 weight percent polymer units derived from 1-butene. The FCS may be used in contact with all foods under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Table 2. Adjuvant substances permitted for use in olefin polymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1520(c), item 3.1 may be used in the subject copolymers, provided that the limitations on the use of the adjuvant substances are met.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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