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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. 1245

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Food Contact Substance:  N,N,N′,N′-tetrakis(2-hydroxypropyl)adipamide (9CI) (CAS Reg. No. 57843-53-5).
Notifier:  The Dow Chemical Company
Manufacturer:  The Dow Chemical Company
Intended Use:  As a crosslinking agent used in conjunction with the dispersions described in FCNs 1087 and/or 1095 to produce metal coatings or components of metal coatings.
Effective Date:  05/07/2013
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS may be used at a maximum level of 6 percent by weight of the finished coating. The finished coating on a given article will have an average thickness of less than 15 microns, and will otherwise comply with FDA regulations for its intended use. The finished coatings may be used in contact with all food types except infant formula under Conditions of Use E through G, as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site