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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. 814

Rich Yu 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: Tris(2,4-di-tert-butylphenyl)phosphite (CAS Reg. No. 31570-04-4).
Notifier: Rich Yu Chemical
Manufacturer/Supplier: Rich Yu Chemical
Intended Use: As an antioxidant in olefin copolymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1520(c), items 3.2c, 3.4, or 3.6, or in styrene block copolymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1810.
Limitations/Specifications: For use at levels not to exceed 0.2 weight percent of the finished articles. Copolymers containing the FCS are used in contact with food under the Condition of Use C through H, as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Jul 2, 2008
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i) and (j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo