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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. 300

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Food Contact Substance:  BALINIT D, BALINIT CNI, and BALINIT CROVEGA, chemically identified as chromium nitride (CAS Reg. No. 24094-93-7).
Notifier:  Balzers Aktiengesellschaft
Manufacturer:  Balzers Aktiengesellschaft
Intended Use:  The FCS will be used as a component of ceramic surface coating on repeat-use food processing and food packaging equipment.
Effective Date:  12/25/2002
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used under Conditions of Use A through H as described in Table 2 and in contact with all types of food. The maximum thickness of the surface coating shall not exceed 10 micrometers.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site