• Decrease font size
  • Return font size to normal
  • Increase font size
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Inventory of Effective Food Contact Substance (FCS) Notifications

  • Print
  • Share
  • E-mail

FCN No. 1157

Return to Listing
Food Contact Substance:  Poly(N-vinylformamide), 10-90 percent hydrolyzed hydrochloride salts. The FCS is specifically known as one of the following:
a) formamide, N-ethenyl-, polymer with ethanamine, hydrochloride (CAS Reg. No. 111616-55-8) or
b) formamide, ethenyl-, homopolymer, hydrolyzed, hydrochlorides (CAS Reg. No. 183815-54-5).
Notifier:  Mitsubishi Rayon America, Inc.
Manufacturer:  Mitsubishi Rayon Company, Ltd.
Intended Use:  For use only as strengthening agents, fixing agents, or retention aids prior to the sheetforming operation in the manufacture of paper and paperboard.
Effective Date:  05/16/2012
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used at a level not to exceed 1.5 percent resin by weight of the fmished dry paper or paperboard.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site