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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. 909

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Food Contact Substance:  Propylene/ethylene copolymers (CAS Reg. No. 9010-79-1).
Notifier:  The Dow Chemical Company
Manufacturer:  The Dow Chemical Company
Braskem S.A. and their U.S. subsidiary
Braskem America, Inc.
Intended Use:  As articles or components of articles used in contact with food.
Effective Date:  10/06/2009
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS has a minimum number-average molecular weight of 25,000 Daltons and may be used in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Table 1 and Table 2. Adjuvant substances permitted for use in olefin polymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1520(c), items 1.1, 3.1, and 3.2 may be used in this food-contact substance, subject to the applicable specifications and limitations.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site