FDA Policies concerning chemicals used in plastic production

Brandon Wieber filed this request with the Food and Drug Administration of the United States of America.
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From: Brandon Wieber

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All documentation concerning FDA policies and guidelines used to determine which chemicals are allowed to be used in the creation of plastics.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Brandon Wieber

From: Rohde, Paula

Are you referring to "food plastics"? The FDA does NOT regulated regular plastics. Please let me know so the FDA can begin working on your FOIA request. Thank you!

From: Brandon Wieber

Indeed I mean food plastics! Sorry for the confusion.

From: Coleman, Rochelle A

We need a mailing address so that we may log your request into our tracking system.


From: Coleman, Rochelle A

Rochelle A. Coleman
Information Technician
Food and Drug Administration
Division of Freedom of Information
12420 Parklawn Drive, Room 1017
Rockville, MD 20857

(301)796-8982 Direct


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