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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Threshold of Regulation (TOR) Exemptions

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TOR No. 2000-001

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: Polyethylene terephthalate/isophthalate copolymers containing 94 weight percent of the polymer units derived from ethylene terephthalate.
Use Limitations*: As a component of repeat use food-contact articles in contact with aqueous, acidic and low-alcohol foods (alcohol content not exceeding 15 %) at temperatures not exceeding 49°C.
Requestor: Keller and Heckman on behalf of KoSa

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