Submissions on Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR) Plastics for Food-Contact Articles
Recycle Number 73
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.
|Polymer:||polyethylene terephthalate (PET)|
|Use Limitations:||Nonfood-contact layer in packaging for applications at room temperature (120 °F) or below. The interior layer of PCR PET is separated from food by ≥1 mil thick layer of virgin, food grade PET.|
|Date of No Objection Letter
(select date to view letter):
|Jun 26, 2002|
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