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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. 491

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Food Contact Substance:  Sodium sulfate salt of ethoxylated (7 moles of ethylene oxide) - and iso-undecyl alcohol (C11) (CAS Reg. No. 219756-63-5).
Notifier:  Clariant GmbH
Manufacturer:  Clariant GmbH
Intended Use:  For use as an emulsifier in the production of adhesives, pressure-sensitive adhesives, and in adhesives for laminate structures intended for use at temperatures of 250°F and above.
Effective Date:  05/31/2005
Limitations/Specifications:  The finished emulsifier may be used in adhesives held at temperatures not to exceed 120°F. The adhesives used must comply with 21 CFR 175.105, 175.125, or be the subject of an effective food contact notification. The finished emulsifier may also be used in laminating adhesives when separated from the food by a functional barrier in compliance with 21 CFR 177.1390(c)(2)(ii).
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site