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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Threshold of Regulation (TOR) Exemptions

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TOR No. 1999-011

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: (1) A mixture composed of bromochloro-5, 5-dimethyl-hydantoin (CAS Reg. No. 32718-18-6), dichloro-5,5-dimethylhydantoin (CAS Reg. No. 118-52-5) and dichloro-5-ethyl-5-methylhydantoin (CAS Reg. No. 89415-87-2). (2) A mixture composed of dichloro-5,5-dimethyl-hydantoin and dichloro-5-ethyl-5-methylhydantoin
Use Limitations*: As slimicides in the manufacture of food-contact paper and paperboard at a maximum use level of 150 ppm expressed on a dry pulp weight basis.
Requestor: Lewis and Harrison

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