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Inventory of Effective Food Contact Substance (FCS) Notifications

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The database lists effective premarket notifications for food contact substances that have been demonstrated to be safe for their intended use. The list includes the food contact substance (FCS), the notifier, the manufacturer of the FCS, the intended use, the limitations on the conditions of use for the FCS and its specifications, the effective date, and its environmental decision. Under section 409(h)(2)(C) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 348 (h)(2)(C)) a food contact substance notification (FCN) is only effective for the manufacturer or supplier identified in the notification. Persons who market a FCS based on an effective notification must be able to demonstrate that the notification is effective for their food contact substance. All persons who purchase a food contact substance manufactured or supplied by a manufacturer or supplier identified in an effective notification may rely on that notification to legally market or use the food contact substance for the use that is the subject of the notification, consistent with any limitations in that notification. Additional information about Food Contact Substances and the Definitions of Food Types and Conditions of Use are available on the FCS Program page.


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FCN No.
(sorted Z-A)
Food Contact Substance Manufacturer Effective Date
1510 Polyethylene terephthalate copolyesters (diethylene glycol-isophthalate modified) prepared by the condensation of dimethyl terephthalate or terephthalic acid and ethylene glycol with one or more of the following: dimethyl isophthalate, isophthalic acid, and diethylene glycol. Nan Ya Plastics Corporation, America Feb 26, 2015
1509 Copolymer of polyethylene glycol dimethacrylate, trimethylolpropane trimethacrylate and 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate. Pall Corporation Feb 19, 2015
1508 2-propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, methyl ester, polymer with 1,3-butadiene, butyl 2-propenoate and ethenylbenzene (CAS Reg. No. 25101-28-4). Kaneka Belgium NV Feb 19, 2015
1507 Styrene block polymer with 1,3-butadiene, hydrogenated (CAS Reg. No. 66070-58-4). Kuraray Co., Ltd.
Kuraray America, Inc.
Kuraray Europe GmbH
Feb 18, 2015
1505 Polyester-polyurethane adhesive formulated from the following: (a) Polyurethane component, comprising not more than 63% percent by weight of the cured adhesive, prepared by the reaction of allophonate modified methane diphenyl diisocyanate (CAS Reg. No. 201615-11-4), 4,4'-diphenylmethane diisocyanate (CAS Reg. No. 101-68-8), polypropylene glycol, toluene diisocyanate (CAS Reg. No. 26471-62-5), hexamethylene diisocyanate homopolymer (CAS Reg. No. 28182-81-2) and (b) Polyester/polyol component, a mixture of polyesters and polyether polyols prepared by the reaction of adipic acid, 1,3-benzenedicarboxylic acid, gallic acid, diethylene glycol, 1,2-propanediol, methyloxirane polymer, 1,1,1-tris(hydroxymethyl)propane, and 1,2,3-propanetriol. Henkel, Inc. Feb 5, 2015
1503 1-hydroxy-4-(p-toluidino)anthraquinone (CAS Reg. No. 81-48-1). Americas Styrenics, LLC Feb 3, 2015
1502 N,N,N’,N’-tetrakis(2-hydroxypropyl)adipamide (CAS Reg. No. 57843-53-5).
REPLACES FCN 1245
The Dow Chemical Company Jan 29, 2015
1498 Copolymer of ethylene glycol dimethacrylate, butyl methacrylate, and glycidyl methacrylate (CAS Reg. No. 133396-60-8). Alcresta Inc. Jan 20, 2015
1495 An aqueous mixture of peroxyacetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1), acetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 64-19-7), and 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1- diphosphonic acid (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4). Ecolab Inc. Feb 20, 2015
1494 1-Naphthalenamine, N-phenyl-ar-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)- (CAS Reg. No. 68259-36-9) (paraisomer). Vanderbilt Chemicals, LLC Jan 6, 2015
1493 Copolymer of 2-(dimethylamino) ethyl methacrylate with 3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,7,7,8,8,8-tridecafluorooctyl methacrylate, N-oxide, acetate (CAS Reg. 1440528-04-0) Archroma Management GmbH Dec 31, 2014
1492 Sodium alkyl (C10-16) ethoxylated sulfate Solvay USA Inc.; Solvay, S.A.; Rhodia Operations; Solvay (Zhenjiang) Chemicals Co., Ltd. Dec 26, 2014
1491 Isophorone diisocyanate (CAS Reg. 4098-71-9) The Valspar Corporation Dec 25, 2014
1490 An aqueous mixture of peroxyacetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1), acetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 64-19-7), sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9), and 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4). Valley Chemical Solutions Feb 20, 2015
1488 N-ethyl-p-toluenesulfonamide (CAS Reg. 80-39-7) Berry Plastics Corporation Dec 12, 2014
1487 N-ethyl-o-toluenesulfonamide (CAS Reg. 1077-56-1) Berry Plastics Corporation Dec 12, 2014
1486 2-Propenoic acid, polymer with ethanedial and 2-propenamide (CAS Reg. 65505-03-5) containing acrylamide and acrylic acid which is then reacted with not more than 30 weight percent glyoxal. Nalco, Ecolab Company Dec 6, 2014
1483 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methylpropyl ester, polymer with 1,1-dimethylethyl propionate (CAS Reg. 186454-07-9) Watson Standard Company Dec 3, 2014
1481 Styrene/butadiene/acrylonitrile (SBA) copolymers (CAS Reg. No., exclusive of minor monomers: 9003-56-9) containing no more than 30 weight percent acrylonitrile and no more than 10 weight percent of total polymer units from one or more of the following monomers: acrylic acid and itaconic acid. BASF Corporation Jan 30, 2015
1479 1-Pentene, 4-methyl-, polymer with 1-propene (CAS Reg. No. 25119-95-3). Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. Jan 16, 2015
1478 Phosphorous acid, cyclic neopentanetetrayl bis(2,4-di-tert-butylphenyl) ester (CAS Reg. No. 26741-53-7) Addivant Nov 18, 2014
1477 An aqueous mixture of peroxyacetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1), acetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 64-19-7), 1-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP, CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), dipicolinic acid (CAS Reg. No. 499-83-2) and sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9). Evonik Corporation Jan 6, 2015
1476 2,6-Naphthalenedicarboxylic acid, polymer with 1,4-benzenedicarboxylic acid, [1,1'-biphenyl]-4,4'-diol and 4-hydroxybenzoic acid (CAS Reg. No. 126710-16-5) Chang Chun Plastics Nov 14, 2014
1475 Polyoxypropylene-polyoxyethylene condensate (CAS Reg. No. 9003-11-6) The Dow Chemical Company Nov 7, 2014
1473 1,4-bis(2-ethylhexyl) benzenedicarboxylate (CAS Reg. No. 6422-86-2). BASF Corporation Nov 4, 2014
1472 D-Glucitol, 1-deoxy-1-(methylamino)-, reaction products with 4-ethenylphenol homopolymer and formaldehyde,1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid, manganous oxide, phosphate, fluorotitanic and fluorozirconic salts. Henkel Adhesive Technologies Oct 31, 2014
1471 An aqueous solution of hydrogen peroxide (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1) containing hydrogen peroxide at levels of up to 50 percent, manufactured and characterized as further described in the notification. PeroxyChem LLC Oct 30, 2014
1470 Hypochlorous acid (CAS Reg. No. 7790-92-3) electrolytically generated in dilute solution.
REPLACES FCN 692
Sterilox Food Safety/Div. of PuriCore Jan 1, 2015
1469 A mixture of 5-chloro-2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one (CIT; CAS Reg. No. 26172-55-4) and 2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one (MIT; CAS Reg. No. 2682-20-4) at a ratio of 3 parts to 1 part by weight, optionally stabilized with magnesium or sodium nitrate at a 1 to 1 ratio (weight/weight) with the sum of isothiazolones and further stabilized with 0.15 percent copper (II) nitrate. Thor GmbH Oct 29, 2014
1466 Phosphorous acid, mixed 2,4-bis(1,1-dimethylpropyl)phenyl and 4-(1,1-dimethylpropyl)phenyl triesters (CAS Reg. No. 939402-02-5). Addivant Oct 23, 2014
1465 An aqueous mixture of peroxyacetic acid (CAS Reg. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1), acetic acid (CAS Reg. 64-19-7), and 1-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid (CAS Reg. 02809-21-4). CraftChem, Inc. Oct 22, 2014
1463 Tris(2,4-di-tert-butylphenyl)phosphite (CAS Reg. No. 31570-04-4). Everspring Chemical Co., Ltd. Oct 21, 2014
1462 Copolymer of 1,2,4-benzenetricarboxylic anhydride, 4,4′-diphenylmethane diisocyanate, and 3,3′-dimethyl-4,4′-biphenylene diisocyanate (CAS Reg. No. 133078-67-8). Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. Oct 21, 2014
1461 Tricyclodecanedimethanol (CAS Reg. No. 26160-83-8). Oxea GmbH Oct 14, 2014
1460 Hydroquinone (CAS Reg. No. 123-31-9). The Valspar Corporation Oct 14, 2014
1458 Benzenesulfonic acid, 2, 2′-(1,2-ethenediyl)bis(5-((4-(bis(2-hydroxyethyl)amino)-6-((4-sulfophenyl)amino)-1, 3, 5-triazin-2-yl)amino)-, tetrasodium salt (CAS Reg. No. 16470-24-9). Verso Paper Corporation Oct 1, 2014
1457 Trimethylolpropane tricaprylate/tricaprate (CAS Reg. No. 11138-60-6) Hubergroup Canada Ltd. Nov 28, 2014
1456 2-Propenoic acid, polymer with 1,1'-(1,4-butanediyl) di-2-propenoate, isooctyl 2-propenoate, α-(2-methyl-1-oxo-2-propen-1-yl)-ω-methoxypoly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl) and sodium 4-ethenylbenzenesulfonate (1:1) (CAS Reg. No. 1613467-46-1) 3M Industrial Adhesives & Tapes Nov 11, 2014
1455 (3S,6S)-3,6-dimethy1-1,4-dioxane-2,5-dione, (3R,6R)- 3,6-dimethyl-1,4-dioxane-2,5-dione, 1,6-diisocyanatohexane and 1,3-propanediol copolymer SK Chemical Co., Ltd. Dec 10, 2014
1454 2-((1-(((2,3-Dihydro-2-oxo-1H-benzimidazol-5-yl)amino)carbonyl)-2-oxopropyl)azo)benzoic acid (CAS Reg. No. 31837-42-0). Clariant International AG Sep 18, 2014
1453 1,2-Benzisothiazolin-3-one (BIT) (CAS Reg. No. 2634-33-5). Thor GmbH Sep 5, 2014
1452 Hydroquinone (CAS Reg. No. 123-31-9). The Valspar Corporation Sep 4, 2014
1451 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, 2-(dimethylamino)ethyl ester, polymer with 1-ethenyl-2-pyrrolidinone and 3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,7,7,8,8,8-tridecafluorooctyl 2-propenoate, acetate (CAS Reg. No. 1334473-84-5). Daikin America, Inc. Sep 4, 2014
1450 2-Propen-1-aminium,N,N-dimethyl-N-2-propenyl-,chloride, polymer with 2-propenamide and 2-propenoic acid (CAS Reg. No. 25136-75-8). BASF Corporation Oct 21, 2014
1449 Polyphosphoric acids, polymers with hydroxyl-terminated epoxidized polybutadiene (CAS Reg. No. 1429907-37-8). Akzo Nobel Coatings Inc.
Akzo Nobel Coatings (Tianjin) Co., Ltd.
Akzo Nobel Coatings (Jiaxing) Co. Ltd.
LLC Petrokom Lipetsk
Server Boya Matbaa Mürekkeplen ve Vernik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.
Akzo Nobel Performance Coatings (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Akzo Nobel Industrial Finishes AB
Akzo Nobel Industrial Coatings Sdn Bhd
Akzo Nobel Packaging Coatings Limited
Akzo Nobel Packaging Coatings S.A.S.
Akzo Nobel Packaging Coatings GmbH
Akzo Nobel Packaging Coatings S.A.
Aug 29, 2014
1448 Vinylidene fluoride-hexafluoropropene copolymer (CAS Reg. No. 9011-17-0). Arkema, Inc. Aug 28, 2014
1447 Propylene/1-butene/ethylene copolymer (CAS Reg. No. 25895-47-0). Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. Aug 28, 2014
1446 1,2-Benzisothiazolin-3-one (CAS Reg. No. 2634-33-5). Thor GmbH Aug 21, 2014
1445 Diethylenetriamine penta(methylene phosphonic acid), sodium salt (DTPMP) (CAS Reg. No. 22042-96-2). Kemira Oyj Sep 26, 2014
1444 Terephthalic acid, polymer with 1,4:3,6-dianhydro-D-glucitol, 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol and 1,2-ethanediol (CAS Reg. No. 1038843-64-9). SK Chemicals Oct 4, 2014

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