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FDA files petition to eliminate fluorinated polyethylene additive


May 14, 2024

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announces that it has presented a petition for food additives proposing that the food additive regulations be amended to remove fluorinated polyethylene.

The petitioners state that the fluorinated polyethylene manufactured consistent with § 177.1615 can produce polymeric per- and poly-fluorinated alkyl substances that can migrate to food and, therefore, are not safe. 

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