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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. 876

 
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Food Contact Substance:  Phosphonic acid, (1-methyl-ethenyl)-, homopolymer, sodium salt (PIPPA) (CAS Reg. No. 118632-18-1)
 
Notifier:  GE Betz, doing business as GE Water and Process Technologies
 
Manufacturer:  GE Betz, doing business as GE Water and Process Technologies
 
Intended Use:  For use as an anti-corrosive agent in the steam header and steam lines of boiler systems where the steam will contact food as described in 21 CFR 173.310
 
Effective Date:  07/07/2009
 
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS is intended to contact all food types (I-IX) under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Tables 1 and 2. The maximum level of the FCS applied to the boiler water will be no more than 25 ppm as active material, with a maximum 1 wt.-% of the additive carried into the steam, thus not to exceed 0.25 ppm.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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