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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. 957

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Food Contact Substance:  Crosslinked 2-propenoic acid, homopolymer, sodium salt (CAS Reg. No. 9003-04-7).
Notifier:  BASF SE
Manufacturer:  BASF SE
Intended Use:  As a fluid absorbent in food contact materials.
Effective Date:  04/08/2010
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS may be used in contact with poultry, red meat, fish, fruits and vegetables under Conditions of Use E through G as described in Table 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site