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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. 960

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Food Contact Substance:  Phosphorous acid, cyclic neopentanetetrayl bis(2,6-di-tert-butyl-4-methylphenyl) ester (CAS Reg. No. 80693-00-1).
Notifier:  Adeka Corporation
Manufacturer:  Adeka Corporation
Intended Use:  As an antioxidant in olefin polymers (linear low density polyethylene- LLDPE) articles intended for contact with food.
Effective Date:  05/04/2010
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used at levels not to exceed 0.05 percent by weight in food-contact olefin polymers (linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE)) complying with 21 CFR 177.1520(c) item 3.1 or 3.2 and with a thickness exceeding 100 micrometers. The finished LLDPE may be used in contact with all types of foods under Conditions of Use B through H as described in Table 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site