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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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Recycle Number 18

If a listed process is sublicensed to be used by another manufacturer, there is no need for the sublicensing company to obtain a new favorable opinion letter issued to their name, as long as the recycling process and intended use conditions of recycled plastic are exactly the same as described in the original favorable letter listed on this website. The original favorable opinion letter is applicable to the recycling process that FDA reviewed, regardless of which manufacturer uses it.
Company: Keller & Heckman on behalf of Novacor Chemical, Inc.
Polymer: Polystyrene
Recycling Process: Physical
Use Limitations: For manufacturing plates, cutlery, trays, cups, containers, and lids for restaurants, providing there is strict source control of PCR polystyrene that was previously used for food-contact applications.
Date of No Objection Letter
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Jun 30, 1993