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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. 800

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Food Contact Substance:  Formamide, N-ethenyl-, homopolymer, hydrolyzed, N-(3-carboxy-1-oxopropyl)N-[2-hydroxy-3-(trimethylammonio)-propyl] derivatives, chlorides (CAS Reg. No. 945630-11-5).
Notifier:  Hercules Inc.
Manufacturer:  Hercules Inc.
Intended Use:  As a strengthening agent, fixing agent, or retention aid employed prior to the sheet forming operation in the manufacture of paper and paperboard that will be used in contact with all food types under all conditions of use.
Effective Date:  05/01/2008
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS may be used at levels up to 0.4 percent by weight of the dry pulp.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site