• 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. 1225

 
Return to Listing
 
Food Contact Substance:  1,6-Hexanediol (CAS Reg. No. 629-11-8).
 
Notifier:  Metlac S.p.A.
 
Manufacturer:  Metlac S.p.A.
 
Intended Use:  The FCS is intended for use as a monomer, alone or in combination with the polyhydric alcohols listed in 21 CFR 175.300(b)(3)(vii)(c), in the production of polyester resins used as coatings for (1) metal substrates used in the manufacture of single-use food-contact articles or components of such articles; and (2) any suitable substrate used in the manufacture of repeated use food-contact articles or components of such articles.
 
Effective Date:  12/19/2012
 
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS may be used in contact with (a) powdered infant formula (i.e., excluding ready-to-consume infant formula and infant formula concentrate) under room temperature conditions (i.e., Condition of Use E) and below; and (b) all food types, other than infant formula, under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Table 2 at 21 CFR 175.300(d). The polyester resin produced from the FCS may constitute up to 100% of the final food-contact coating formulation. The FCS may be used at a maximum level not to exceed 30 mol-% of the polyester resin.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
-
-