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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. 980

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Food Contact Substance:  2,5-dimethyl-2,5-di(t-butylperoxy)hexane (CAS Reg. No. 78-63-7).
Notifier:  Nisseki Plasto Company, Ltd
Manufacturer:  Nisseki Plasto Company, Ltd
Intended Use:  For use as a cross-linking agent for high density polyethylene (HDPE) in the production of fibers that are laminated with low density polyethylene (LDPE) to produce non-woven fabric.
Effective Date:  07/21/2010
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS may be used at a level not to exceed 90 parts per million by weight of authorized HDPE. Articles containing the FCS may be used in contact with unprocessed produce and dry food.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site