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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Threshold of Regulation (TOR) Exemptions

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TOR number 2018-001

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: pyrolytic carbon (PyC)
Use Limitations: For use as a coating on burst discs used in food processing equipment. The thickness of the PyC coating will not exceed 25 µm. The food contact substance (FCS) is not for use in contact with infant formula or human milk. Such uses were not included as part of the intended use of the substance in the TOR exemption.
Requestor: Schunk Kohlenstofftechnik GmbH

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