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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. 608

Milliken Chemical

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: 1,2-Cyclohexanedicarboxylic acid, calcium salt (1:1), (1R, 2S)-rel- (CAS Reg. No. 491589-22-1)
Notifier: Milliken Chemical
Manufacturer/Supplier: Milliken Chemical
Intended Use: As a nucleating or clarifying agent in all polyolefins.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS will be used at levels not to exceed 2500 ppm (0.25 wt percent) in all polyolefins that may contact all food types under Conditions of Use A through H as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Effective Date: Jun 6, 2006
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i) and (j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo