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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. 229

General Electric

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: Trilauryl phosphite (CAS Reg. No. 3076-63-9).
Notifier: General Electric
Manufacturer/Supplier: General Electric
Intended Use: As an antioxidant in non-plasticized polyvinyl chloride polymers.
Limitations/Specifications: For use at a level not to exceed 1.0 percent by weight in non-plasticized polyvinyl chloride polymers in contact with all food types, under Conditions of Use B through H, as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Aug 16, 2002
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i) and (j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo