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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. 1230

Adeka Corporation

According to Section 409(h)(1)(C) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, food contact substance notifications (FCNs) are effective only for the listed manufacturer and its customers. Other manufacturers must submit their own FCN for the same food contact substance and intended use.

Food Contact Substance: Tris(2,4-di-t-butylphenyl)phosphite (CAS Reg. No. 31570-04-4).
Notifier: Adeka Corporation
Manufacturer: Adeka Corporation
Intended Use: The FCS is intended as an antioxidant/stabilizer in olefin copolymers and/or in styrene block copolymers.
Limitations/Specifications*: The maximum use levels of the FCS is 0.2 weight percent in olefin copolymers and 0.4 weight percent in styrene block copolymers. The FCS may come in contact with all types of food under Conditions of Use A to H as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Jan 11, 2013
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo