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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 9

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: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Polymer: polyethylene terephthalate (PET)
Recycling Process: Chemical - PET oligomers from depolymerized PET bottles
Use Limitations: PET food packaging
Date of No Objection Letter
(select date to view letter):
Dec 6, 1991