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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Threshold of Regulation (TOR) Exemptions

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TOR number 2016-003

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: Propylene glycol mono- and diesters of fatty acids regulated in 21 CFR 172.856
Use Limitations: For use as an antistatic and/or antifogging agent at levels not to exceed 1.0 percent by weight of polypropylene films regulated in 21 CFR §177.1520 and having a maximum thickness of 40 micrometers in contact with all food types except infant formula and breast milk. Use in contact with infant formula and breast milk was not included as part of the intended use of the substance in the TOR exemption request.
Requestor: Taghleef Industries LLC
Quick links to regulation: 172.856

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