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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. 917

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Food Contact Substance:  Butene, polymer with ethene (CAS Reg. No. 9019-29-8).
Notifier:  Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
Manufacturer:  Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
Intended Use:  The FCS will be used in blends with olefin polymers intended for use in food contact applications.
Effective Date:  10/22/2009
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS may be used at a level not to exceed 3 weight percent in polyolefin films with a maximum thickness of 100 (μm). The finished film will be used in contact with all foods under Condition of Use A through H as described in Table 2. Adjuvant substances permitted for use in olefin copolymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1520 may be used in the subject FCS, provided that the limitations on the use of the adjuvant substance are met.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site