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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Inventory of Effective Food Contact Substance (FCS) Notifications

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FCN No. 80

Schenectady International, Inc.

According to Section 409(h)(1)(C) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, food contact substance notifications (FCNs) are effective only for the listed manufacturer and its customers. Other manufacturers must submit their own FCN for the same food contact substance and intended use.

Food Contact Substance: 2,6-di-tert-butyl-4-sec-butylphenol (CAS Reg. No. 17540-75-9).
Notifier: Schenectady International, Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Schenectady International, Inc.
Intended Use: As an antioxidant in plasticized PVC.
Limitations/Specifications*: For use as an antioxidant at a maximum level of 0.06 percent by weight of the finished polymer in plasticized vinyl chloride homo- and copolymers (PVC) used in contact with all types of food under Conditions of Use C through G as described in Tables 1 and 2, respectively .
Effective Date: Sep 20, 2000
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (215 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)