Submissions on Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR) Plastics for Food-Contact Articles
Recycle Number 57
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:||Fraunhofer Institut Verfahrenstechnik und Verpackung on behalf of OHL Apparatebau & Verfahrenstechnik GmbH|
|Polymer:||polyethylene terephthalate (PET)|
|Use Limitations:||Articles for contact with all types of food at room temperature (120 °F) or below, providing PCR PET comes from food-contact articles, and the recycled PET complies with 21 CFR 177.1630.|
|Date of No Objection Letter
(select date to view letter):
|Apr 13, 1999|
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