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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Inventory of Effective Food Contact Substance (FCS) Notifications

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FCN No. 1108

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Food Contact Substance:  1,2-Benzisothiazolin-3-one (CAS Reg. No. 2634-33-5).
Notifier:  Lanxess Corporation
Manufacturer:  Lanxess Corporation
Intended Use:  As a biocide preservative in aqueous latex/silicone formulations used for coatings on metal substrates complying with 21 CFR 175.300 and on polypropylene (PP) sheets complying with 21 CFR 175.320, excluding use in contact with infant formula.
Effective Date:  12/14/2011
Limitations/Specifications:  For use at a level not to exceed 5 weight-percent of the preservative formulation which may be added to the latex/silicone formulations at a level not to exceed 0.3 weight-percent. Coatings containing the FCS may not exceed an applied coating rate of 7.74 mg/in2, and are not intended for use in contact with infant formula.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site