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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. 1113

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Food Contact Substance:  Sodium nitrite (CAS Reg. No. 7632-00-0).
Notifier:  Nye Lubricants, Inc.
Manufacturer:  Nye Lubricants, Inc.
Intended Use:  As an additive in lubricants with incidental contact with food in compliance with 21 CFR 178.3570.
Effective Date:  11/08/2011
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used at a level not to exceed 5 percent by weight in repeated-use lubricants that may have incidental contact with all food types under Conditions of Use A through H and J as described in Table 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site