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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. 890

 
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Food Contact Substance:  Hydrocarbons, C6-20, polymer, hydrogenated (CASRN 69430-35-9)
 
Notifier:  Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd
 
Manufacturer:  Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd
 
Intended Use:  Used in polypropylene (PP) film to improve the transparency and in ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) film to improve the adhesive strength.
 
Effective Date:  07/21/2009
 
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used in single use PP at levels not to exceed 20 wt% in the finished film that may contact Food Types I, II, IVB, VIA, VIB, VIC, and VIIB under Conditions of Use B through G and Food Types III, IVA, V, VIIA, and IX under Conditions of Use D through G, as identified in Table 1 and 2. The FCS will also be used in single use EVA at levels not to exceed 25 wt% in the finished film that may contact Food Types I, II, III, IVA, IVB, V, VIA, VIB, VIC, VIIA, VIIB, and IX under Conditions of Use D through G. The thickness of film will not exceed 100 micron.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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