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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. 97

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Food Contact Substance:  Polyethylene glycol (400) monooleate (CAS Reg. No. 9004-96-0).
Notifier:  BetzDearborn, Inc.
Manufacturer:  BetzDearborn, Inc.
Intended Use:  As an anti-corrosive agent in the steam header and steam lines of boiler systems in which the steam will contact food.
Effective Date:  11/23/2000
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS is to be continuously added into the steam header to maintain a maximum concentration of 2 ppm in the steam. The FCS shall contain no more than 100 ppm and 800 ppm residual ethylene oxide and 1,4-dioxane, respectively, and must meet any applicable specifications prescribed in 21 CFR 173.310.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site