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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 168

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: Keller and Heckman on behalf of DAK Americas LLC
Polymer: polyethylene terephthalate (PET)
Recycling Process: Chemical
Use Limitations: Articles for contact with all types of food under the Conditions of Use as prescribed in all applicable authorizations, provided that PCR-PET comes from post-industrial and post-consumer material that complies with all applicable authorizations.
Date of No Objection Letter
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May 29, 2013