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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. 709

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Food Contact Substance:  2-Propenoic acid, sodium salt, homopolymer (CAS Reg. No. 9003-04-7).
Notifier:  Coatex S.A.S.
Manufacturer:  Coatex S.A.S. Coatex Netherlands BV Coatex Incorporated
Intended Use:  As an aid for grinding calcium carbonate filler to be used in food-contact polyolefin food-contact materials.
Effective Date:  06/05/2007
Limitations/Specifications:  For use at levels not to exceed 0.25 percent by weight of the finished polymer, in contact with non-acidic, non-alcoholic foods, including food types I, IVA, IVB, V, VIB, VIIA, VIIB, VIII, and non-acidic type III foods, under Conditions of Use E through G as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site