Threshold of Regulation (TOR) Exemptions
TOR No. 1999-022
|Food Contact Substance:||A copolymer consisting of linear low density polyethylene complying with 21 CFR 177.1520(c), item 3.2, which has been subsequently grafted with 0.8% or less by weight of maleic anhydride.|
|Use Limitations*:||The intended use would involve the blending of the subject additive at levels up to 15 weight percent with other polyolefins complying with 21 CFR 177.1520 to form a polymeric film with a maximum thickness of 1 mil. The blended polymeric film would function either as the adhesive non food-contact inner-layer or as the heat seal food-contact layer in multilayered packaging that will be approximately 4 mils thick and used to hold processed meat during and after cooking.|
|Requestor:||Keller and Heckman on behalf of Mitsui Chemicals Inc.|
|Quick Links to regulations in 21 CFR (referenced above):||177.1520|
*For references to food types and conditions of use, see Food Types & Conditions of Use for Food Contact Substances.