Submissions on Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR) Plastics for Food-Contact Articles
Recycle Number 23
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 Continental PET Technologies, Inc.|
|Polymer:||polyethylene terephthalate (PET)|
|Use Limitations:||Non-food contact layer in PET articles for holding aqueous, acidic, and low-alcoholic foods under Condition of Use C (Hot filled or pasteurized above 150 °F) and below, providing recycled PET is separated from food by a layer of virgin, food grade PET ≥1 mil thick, and the food-contact article is used for storage periods not to exceed one year.|
|Date of No Objection Letter
(select date to view letter):
|May 5, 1994|
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