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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Submissions on Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR) Plastics for Food-Contact Articles

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Recycle Number 223

If a listed process is sublicensed to be used by another manufacturer, there is no need for the sublicensing company to obtain a new favorable opinion letter issued to their name, as long as the recycling process and intended use conditions of recycled plastic are exactly the same as described in the original favorable letter listed on this website. The original favorable opinion letter is applicable to the recycling process that FDA reviewed, regardless of which manufacturer uses it.
Company: SML Maschinengesellschaft mbH
Polymer: Polyethylene terephthalate (PET)
Polymer short: PET
Recycling Process: Physical
Use Limitations: Articles for contact with all types of food under Conditions of Use C through G, provided the PCR-PET material comes from food-grade material and complies with all applicable authorizations.
No Objection Letter (NOL): Nov 13, 2019