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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. 1227

 
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Food Contact Substance:  Industrial starch modified by treatment with greater than 5 percent and not more than 21 percent 2,3-epoxypropyltrimethylammonium chloride (CAS Reg. No. 56780-58-6).
 
Notifier:  Siam Quality Starch Co., Ltd.
 
Manufacturer:  Siam Quality Starch Co., Ltd.
 
Intended Use:  As a retention aid, drainage aid, and/or dry-strength agent employed prior to the sheet forming operation in the manufacture of food-contact paper and paperboard.
 
Effective Date:  12/29/2012
 
Limitations/Specifications:  The modified industrial starch will be used in compliance with 21 CFR 178.3520(a)(1), (b), and (c). The FCS may be added to the paper manufacturing process at a maximum level of 2% by weight of the dry pulp when used in the manufacture of paper and paperboard intended to contact all food types under Condition of Use E (″Room temperature filled and stored (no thermal treatment in the container)″) through H (″Frozen or refrigerated storage: Ready prepared foods intended to be reheated in container at time of use″). In addition, the FCS may be added to the manufacturing process at a maximum level of 1% by weight of the dry pulp when used in the manufacture of paper and paperboard that is intended for use in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use A (″High temperature heat-sterilized (e.g., over 212oF″) through H, as described in Appendix V, Tables 1 and 2.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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