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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 224

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: EcoBlue Ltd.
Polymer: Polyethylene terephthalate (PET)
Polymer short: PET
Recycling Process: Physical
Use Limitations: Articles for food contact under Conditions of Use (COU) C-G or B-H, or for nonfood contact of a multilayer food package that a food-contact layer is virgin PET with a thickness ? 25 µm for use under COU E-G, or ? 50 µm for use under COU A-H, depending on the PCR-PET grades, provided the PCR-PET material comes from PET beverage bottles only and complies with all applicable authorizations.
No Objection Letter (NOL): Mar 17, 2020