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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. 288

General Electric

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: Trilauryl phosphite (CAS Reg. No. 3076-63-9).
Notifier: General Electric
Manufacturer/Supplier: General Electric
Intended Use: As an antioxidant in plasticized polyvinyl chloride polymers.
Limitations/Specifications: This antioxidant is limited for use at levels not to exceed 1 percent by weight of the finished plasticized polyvinyl chloride polymers in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use B through H, as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Jan 22, 2003
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i) and (j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo