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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Submissions on Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR) Plastics for Food-Contact Articles

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Recy No. 77

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Recy Number:  77
Date of the NOL:  02/10/2003
Company:  Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging on behalf of AMCOR Twinpak - North America Inc.
Polymer:  PET
Polymer Recycling Process:  Physical
Use Limitations:  Articles for contact with all types of food for hot fill applications above 150 °F or less severe conditions, provided the PCR PET comes from containers previously used for food or non-food applications (excluding industrial PET containers) obtained from deposit and curbside recycling programs, and the PCR PET complies with 21 CFR 177.1630 and any other applicable regulations.