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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Threshold of Regulation (TOR) Exemptions

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TOR No. 1999-017

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: An alloy consisting of tungsten carbide (68% by weight) and a matrix of nickel (11.2% or less by weight), chromium (11% or less by wt.), iron (3.6% or less by wt. ) boron(2% or less by wt.), silicon (3.5% or less by wt.) and trace amounts of carbon (0.6% or less by wt.) and cobalt (0.1% or less)
Use Limitations*: For use in the manufacture of food -processing equipment.
Requestor: Technogenia Inc.

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