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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Threshold of Regulation (TOR) Exemptions

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TOR number 2011-002

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 glycol with a minimum molecular weight of 400 Daltons (CAS Reg. No. 25322-68-3)
Use Limitations: For use as a modifier for polyethylene terephthalate films with a maximum thickness of 2 mils. The subject of the TOR request may be used at a level not to exceed 12 % by weight of the final film. The resulting finished article may be used in contact with all food types (or according to other applicable limitations/specifications as appropriate) under Conditions of Use E through G.
Requestor: Keller and Heckman, LLP.

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