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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 225

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: Polymetrix AG
Polymer: High density polyethylene (HDPE)
Polymer short: HDPE
Recycling Process: Physical
Use Limitations: Bottles for milk, water and juices under Conditions of Use E through F, provided the PCR-HDPE comes from HDPE containers previously used for holding milk, water and juices only, and complies with all applicable authorizations.
No Objection Letter (NOL): Mar 30, 2020