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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. 358

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Food Contact Substance:  Polysiloxane di-methyl, vinyl-terminated, reaction product with 1,2,4-trivinylcyclohexane polymer with polydimethylsiloxane, hydrogen terminated.
Notifier:  Wacker Silicones Corporation
Manufacturer:  Wacker Silicones Corporation
Intended Use:  As a cross-linking agent in the manufacture of silicone release agents complying with 21 CFR 175.300, 175.320 and 176.170 and intended for use as: 1) a component of food packaging articles, 2) in molds used to manufacture food-contact materials, and 3) a component of release coatings (a dehesive) for use with pressure-sensitive labels.
Effective Date:  11/14/2003
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used in accordance with good manufacturing practices. Additionally, 1) the food packaging articles will be used in contact with produce, meats and poultry, and seafood; 2) the molds will be used in contact with only fatty foods such as chocolates and/or sticky substances (i.e., candy); 3) the labels will be used only on produce (fruits and vegetables).
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site