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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. 919

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Food Contact Substance:  Ethylene-propylene-ethylidene norbornene-dicyclopentadiene elastomer
Notifier:  Lion Copolymer, LLC
Manufacturer:  Lion Copolymer, LLC
Intended Use:  For use in rubber articles intended for repeat use in producing, manufacturing, packing, processing, preparing, treating, packaging, transporting, or holding food.
Effective Date:  12/16/2009
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS shall contain no more than 5 weight-percent of total polymer units derived from 5-ethylidene-2-norbornene and no more than 0.8 weight-percent of polymer units derived from dicyclopentadiene. The FCS may be used subject to the provisions of 21 CFR 177.2600(c)(4)(i) and must meet the specifications in 177.2600, paragraphs (b) and (d) through (g).
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site