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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. 932

 
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Food Contact Substance:  Montmorillonite (CAS Registry Number 1318-93-0) surface treated with either quaternary ammonium compounds, (hydrogenated tallow alkyl)bis (hydroxyethyl)methyl chlorides (CAS Reg. No. 68607-27-2) or 1-octadecanaminium, N, N-bis(2-hydroxyethyl)-N-methyl chloride (CAS Reg. No. 3010-24-0).
 
Notifier:  Toyo Seikan Kaisha Limited and Nanocor Incorporated
 
Manufacturer:  Toyo Seikan Kaisha Limited and Nanocor Incorporated
 
Intended Use:  For use as a gas barrier in monolayer PET bottles.
 
Effective Date:  12/30/2009
 
Limitations/Specifications:  For use at levels not to exceed 5 percent by weight in a blend with nylon MXD6, with the blend to be used at levels not to exceed 5 percent by weight in finished PET bottles. The finished article may contact aqueous, acidic, and low and high alcoholic foods under Conditions of Use C through G, and fatty foods under Conditions of Use E through G, as described in Tables 1 and 2.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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