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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. 902

 
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Food Contact Substance:  Nylon MXD-6 (CAS Reg. No. 25718-70-1) (also known as hexanedioic acid, polymer with 1,3-benzenedimethanamine) meeting the analytical specifications in 21 CFR 177.1500(b) item 10.1 and used in conjunction with either cobalt stearate (CAS Reg. No. 13586-84-0) or cobalt acetate (CAS Reg. No. 71-48-7).
 
Notifier:  Indorama Ventures USA Inc. and its stewarded affiliates around the world
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc.
 
Manufacturer:  Indorama Ventures USA Inc. and its stewarded affiliates around the world
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc.
 
Intended Use:  The FCS will be used as a modifier of polyethylene terephthalate copolyesters described in FCN 72 and FCN 498.
 
Effective Date:  09/09/2009
 
Limitations/Specifications:  Nylon MXD-6 may be used at a level not to exceed 5 weight percent of the finished food-contact article in conjunction with either cobalt stearate or cobalt acetate used at a level not to exceed 0.015 weight percent (measured as cobalt) of the finished food-contact article. The finished food contact article may be used in contact with food types I, II, IV-B, VI-A, VI-B, VI-C (up to 15 percent alcohol), VII-B, and VIII, except for carbonated soft drinks, under Conditions of Use C through G.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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