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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
1377 Glass-based pearlescent pigments. Eckart GmbH
Altana AG
Feb 28, 2014
1376 Fluorphlogopite-based pearlescent pigments. Eckart GmbH
Altana AG
Feb 28, 2014
1375 Petroleum distillates (C3-6, piperylene-rich (CAS Reg. No. 68477-35-0) polymers and copolymers with one or more of the following: isobutylene (CAS Reg. No. 115-11-7), styrene (CAS Reg. No. 100-42-5), and α-methylstyrene (CAS Reg. No. 98-83-5). Eastman Chemical Company Feb 28, 2014
1374 Phosphonic acid, [[3,5-bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)-4-hydroxyphenyl]methyl]-,diethyl ester (CAS Reg. No. 976-56-7). Toyobo Co., LTD Feb 26, 2014
1371 1,3-butadiene, 2-methyl-, homopolymer, of cis-1,4-configuration, cyclized (CAS Reg. No. 68441-13-4). Zeon Corporation Feb 25, 2014
1370 Chlorine dioxide (CAS Reg. No. 10049-04-4). CDG Environmental, LLC Feb 25, 2014
1368 2-propenoic acid, homopolymer, sodium salt (with a weight average molecular weight of 3000 to 7000 Daltons and a weight average molecular weight to number average molecular weight ratio of not more than 3.0) (CAS Reg. No. 9003-04-7). Kemira Chemicals, Inc. Feb 25, 2014
1363 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-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP, CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4). CraftChem, Inc. Feb 25, 2014
1362 An aqueous mixture of peroxyacetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1), glycerol (CAS Reg. No. 56-81-5), and optionally acetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 64-19-7) or sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9). Eltron Research & Development, Inc. Feb 25, 2014
1361 Sodium carboxymethylcellulose (CAS Reg. No. 9004-32-4). Akzo Nobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals AB Feb 21, 2014
1360 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. Feb 21, 2014
1359 Ethanedioic acid, 1,2-diethyl ester, polymer with α-(2-aminomethylethyl)-ω-(2-aminomethylethoxy)poly[oxy(methyl-1,2-ethanediyl], 5-amino-1,3,3-trimethylcyclohexanemethanamine and 1,5-dichloro-9,10-anthracenedione, reaction products with succinic anhydride (CAS No. 1427038-10-5). DayGlo Color Corporation Feb 21, 2014
1358 Polyoxypropylene-polyoxyethylene condensate (CAS Reg. No. 9003-11-6). The Dow Chemical Company Feb 21, 2014
1357 Maleic anhydride-grafted polyethylene (CAS Reg. No. 9006-26-2). The Dow Chemical Company Feb 21, 2014
1356 Maleic anhydride, polymer with ethene and 1-hexene (CAS Reg. No. 86286-09-1). The Dow Chemical Company Feb 21, 2014
1355 1-butene, polymer with 1-propene (CAS Reg. No. 29160-13-2) containing 75 - 99.5 weight-percent of polymer units derived from 1-butene. REPLACES FCN 913 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. Feb 19, 2014
1354 Hexanedioic acid, polymer with hexahydro-2H-azepin-2-one and 1,6-hexanediamine [Nylon 6/66] (CAS Reg. No. 24993-04-2). UBE Engineering Plastics S.A.
UBE Industries, Ltd.
Feb 19, 2014
1353 N,N,N’,N’-tetrakis(2-hydroxypropyl)adipamide (CAS Reg. No. 57843-53-5). The Dow Chemical Company Feb 18, 2014
1352 Vinyl acetate polymers modified by glycidyl methacrylate and/or ethylene. Celanese, Ltd. Feb 18, 2014
1350 Ethylene/propylene copolymers (CAS Reg. No. 9010-79-1). LyondellBasell Industries Feb 18, 2014
1348 Oxirane, methyl-, polymer with oxirane, ether with 5-[[4-[bis(2-hydroxyethyl)amino]-2-methylphenyl]azo]-3-methyl-2,4-thiophenedicarbonitrile (2:1) (CAS Reg. No. 515857-23-5). Milliken & Company Feb 18, 2014
1347 Starch, reaction products with glycerol and glyoxal (CAS Reg. No. 338797-73-2). EcoSynthetix, Inc. Feb 14, 2014
1318 1,4-Benzendicarboxylic acid, 1,4-dimethyl ester, polymer with 1,4-butanediol and α-hydro-ω-hydroxypoly(oxy-1,4-butanediyl) (aka PBT/PTMG copolymer) (CAS Reg. No. 9078-71-1). Unitika, Ltd. Oct 24, 2013
1315 Ethylene-acrylic acid copolymer (CAS Reg. No. 9010-77-9). The Dow Chemical Company Oct 23, 2013
1313 Ethoxylated alcohols, C12-C13 (CAS Reg. No. 66455-14-9). Riken Vitamin Co., Ltd. Oct 17, 2013
1312 Fatty acids, C14-18 and C16-18-unsatd., polymers with adipic acid and triethanolamine, di-methyl sulfate-quaternized (CAS Reg. No. 1211825-32-9). BASF SE Oct 12, 2013
1311 Quino[2,3-b]acridine-7,14-dione, 5,12-dihydro-2,9-dimethyl-, also known as dimethylquinacridone and C.I. Pigment Red 122 (CAS Reg. No. 980-26-7). Sun Chemical Corporation Oct 8, 2013
1310 Oxirane, 2-methyl-, polymer with oxirane, ether with 2,2'-[[3-methyl-4-[(4-methyl-2-benzothiazolyl)azo]phenyl]imino]bis[ethanol] (2:1) (CAS Reg. No. 229306-55-2). Milliken & Company Oct 8, 2013
1309 Ethanaminium, N,N,N-trimethyl-2-[(1-oxo-2-propen-1-yl)oxy]-, chloride (1:1), polymer with 2-propenamide (CAS Reg. No. 69418-26-4). Nalco, An Ecolab Company Oct 8, 2013
1308 2-Methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one (CAS Reg. No. 2682-20-4). Thor GmbH Oct 2, 2013
1306 Hydroquinone (CAS Reg. No. 123-31-9). The Valspar Corporation Oct 2, 2013
1305 2,4-hexadienoic acid, (2E,4E) (CAS Reg. No. 110-44-1). The Valspar Corporation Oct 2, 2013
1304 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). Deepak Nitrite Ltd. Sep 28, 2013
1303 A reaction product of 9-octadecenoic acid (9Z)- with diethylenetriamine, cyclized, diethyl sulfate quaternized (CAS Reg. No. 68511-92-2). The reaction product contains a mixture of (1) 1-H-imidazolium, 1-ethyl-2-(8Z)-8-heptadecen-1-yl-4,5-dihydro-1-[2-[[(9Z)-1-oxo-9-octadecen-1-yl]amino]ethyl]-, ethyl sulfate (1:1) (CAS Reg. No. 67846-14-4); and (2) 9-octadecenamide, N-[2-[2-(8Z)-8-heptadecen-1-yl-4,5-dihydro-1H-imidazol-1-yl]ethyl]-, (9Z)- (CAS Reg. No. 63441-26-9). ChemStone, Inc. Sep 20, 2013
1302 1,3-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, polymer with 1,4-benzenedicarboxylic acid and 1,6-hexanediamine (CAS Reg. No. 25750-23-6) (monomer composition specified in the notification). Solvay Specialty Polymers US A, LLC Sep 13, 2013
1301 Ethylene/propylene copolymers (CAS Reg. No. 9010-79-1), polymerized in the presence of propylene homopolymer (CAS Reg. No. 9003-07-0) complying with 21 CFR § 177.1520(c), item 1.1, to produce an inseparable blend of the two polymers. REPLACES FCN 1051 LyondellBasell Industries Sep 10, 2013
1293 Oxirane, methyl-, polymer with oxirane (CAS Reg. No. 9003-11-6). BASF Corporation
Equistar Chemicals, LP
Aug 22, 2013
1292 Benzenepropanamide, 3,5-bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)-4-hydroxy-, N-C16-18 alkyl derivatives (CAS Reg. No. 1235487-96-3). ADEKA Corporation Oct 19, 2013
1291 Hydrogenated, metathesized soybean oil, in a mixture with hydrogenated soybean oil and saturated hydrocarbons (C12-C33) (CAS Reg. No. 912810-05-0). Elevance Renewable Sciences Aug 17, 2013
1286 An aqueous solution 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-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP, CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4). Mason Chemical Company Oct 19, 2013
1285 2-propen-1-aminium, N, N-dimethyl-N-2-propen-1-yl-, chloride (1:1), polymer with the ethanedial and 2-propenamide (CAS Reg. No. 32555-39-8). BASF Corporation Sep 7, 2013
1284 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), water, and optionally, sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9). Diversey, Inc. and Cryovac, Inc. Sep 10, 2013
1283 Copolymers of acrylamide, alkylenedicarboxylic acid, aryl(acrylatoalkyl)dialkylammonium chloride, aryl(methacrylatoalkyl)dialkylammonium chloride and N,N-dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate. Plasmine Technology, Inc. Jul 20, 2013
1282 Tridecanol phosphite condensation product with butylidenebis(2-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-5-methyl-4,1-phenylene) (CAS Reg. No. 13003-12-8). Chang Chun Petrochemical Co., Ltd. Jul 9, 2013
1281 Titanium, (aceto-κO)[[2,2',2''-(nitrilo-κN)tris[ethanolato-κO]](3-)]-, (TB-5-13)- (9CI) (CAS Reg. No. 90894-12-5). Equipolymers GmbH Jul 9, 2013
1280 Quino[2,3-b]acridine-7,14-dione, 5,12-dihydro-2,9-dimethyl, also known as 2,9-dimethylquinacridone and C.I. Pigment Red 122 (CAS Reg. No. 980-26-7). Sudarshan Chemical Industries Limited Jul 9, 2013
1279 2,4-bis[(dodecylthio)methyl]-6-methylphenol (CAS Reg. No. 110675-26-8). Kuo Ching Chemical Co., Ltd. Jul 5, 2013
1278 An aqueous mixture of catalase (CAS Reg. No. 9001-15-2), glycerol (CAS Reg. No. 56-81-5), sodium citrate dihydrate (CAS Reg. No. 6132-04-3), sodium formate (CAS Reg. No.114-53-7), and 1,2-benziothiazolin-3-one (CAS Reg. No. 9001-05-2). Ecolab Jul 3, 2013
1277 2-propen-1-aminium, N,N-dimethyl-N-2-propen-1-yl-, chloride (1:1), polymer with the ethanedial and 2-propenamide (CAS Reg. No. 32555-39-8). Nalco, An Ecolab Company Aug 7, 2013
1276 L-aspartic acid, homopolymer, sodium salt (CAS Reg. No. 34345-47-6). NanoChem Solutions Inc. Sep 6, 2013

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