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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. 529

SABIC Innovative Plastics

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: Phosphorous acid, cyclic neopentanetetrayl-bis(2,4-di-tert-butylphenyl)ester (CAS Reg. No. 26741-53-7) containing not more than 1 percent by weight triisopropanolamine (CAS Reg. No. 122-20-3).
Notifier: SABIC Innovative Plastics
Manufacturer: SABIC Innovative Plastics
Intended Use: The subject FCS is intended for use as an antioxidant/stabilizer in acrylonitrile/butadiene/styrene (ABS) polymers and methyl methacrylate-modified ABS (MABS) polymers.
Limitations/Specifications*: At a level not to exceed 0.25 weight-percent in ABS and MABS articles intended for repeat-use applications.
Effective Date: Oct 19, 2005
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i) and (j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo