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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. 748

BASF Aktiengesellschaft

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: 1H-benz[de]isoquinoline-1,3(2H)-dione, 2-[2,6-bis(1-methylethyl)phenyl]-6-[4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenoxy] (CAS Reg. No. 852282-89-4).
Notifier: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
Manufacturer: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
Intended Use: The FCS is intended for use as a UV absorber in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) polymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1630.
Limitations/Specifications*: The food contact substance (FCS) would be used at a level not to exceed 0.5 weight percent of the finished polymer in contact with aqueous, acidic, and alcoholic food used under Conditions of Use E through G, and fatty foods used under Conditions of Use C through G as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Oct 11, 2007
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo
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