Threshold of Regulation (TOR) Exemptions
TOR No. 1999-009
|Food Contact Substance:||Molybdenum disulfide and phenol-formaldehyde resins complying with 21 CFR 177.2410|
|Use Limitations*:||For use in the manufacture of carbon-graphite seals for food-processing equipment. The phenol-formaldehyde resins complying with 21 CFR 177.2410, which are used to impregnate the carbon graphite material, must be post-cured if the seals are intended to contact acid foods (pH < 5.0). (The use of phenol-formaldehyde resins, as components of carbon-graphite seals for food processing equipment, in contact with nonacid foods (pH > 5.0) would be covered by 21 CFR 177.2410.)|
|Requestor:||Schunk Graphite Technology|
|Quick Links to regulations in 21 CFR (referenced above):||177.2410|
*For references to food types and conditions of use, see Food Types & Conditions of Use for Food Contact Substances.