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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. 965

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Food Contact Substance:  Methyl oxirane polymer with oxirane, ether with 1,2,3-propanetriol (CAS Reg. No. 9082-00-2).
Notifier:  The Dow Chemical Company
Manufacturer:  The Dow Chemical Company
Intended Use:  As an alcohol monomer in the production of polyester resins used in polyurethane adhesives complying with 21 CFR 175.105, or authorized by an effective FCN or a threshold of regulation (TOR) exemption.
Effective Date:  05/21/2010
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS is intended for use at a level not to exceed 82 weight-percent of the resultant polyester resin. The finished adhesive will incorporate the resultant polyester resin at a level not to exceed 70 weight-percent, and will be used in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use E through G as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site