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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Threshold of Regulation (TOR) Exemptions

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TOR No. 2006-001

Threshold of Regulation Exemptions are generally applicable and are effective for the food contact substance (FCS) for the listed intended use regardless of manufacturer or supplier.
Food Contact Substance: Phenol, 4-methyl, reaction products with dicyclopentadiene and isobutylene (CAS Reg. No. 6861-51-5)
Use Limitations*: As an antioxidant/stabilizer to inhibit thermo-oxidative degradation, in methylmethacrylate modified acrylonitrile/butadiene/styrene (ABS) polymers which are the subject of FCN 190 and acrylonitrile/styrene copolymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1040 and 21 CFR 181.32, at a maximum concentration of 1% by weight, and in contact with food types I, II, IV-B, VI-A, VI-B, VII-B, and VIII under conditions of use C through G, as described in Table 2, 21 CFR 176.170(c).
Requestor: General Electric
Quick Links to regulations in 21 CFR (referenced above):
176.170
177.1040
181.32

*For references to food types and conditions of use, see Food Types & Conditions of Use for Food Contact Substances.

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