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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. 1088

Evonik Degussa Corporation

According to Section 409(h)(1)(C) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, food contact substance notifications (FCNs) are effective only for the listed manufacturer and its customers. Other manufacturers must submit their own FCN for the same food contact substance and intended use.

Food Contact Substance: Carbon black (CAS Reg. No. 1333-86-4).
Notifier: ColorMatrix Group
Manufacturer: Evonik Degussa Corporation
Intended Use: To be used to improve re-heat characteristics.
Limitations/Specifications*: The FCS will be used at levels not to exceed 10 ppm in PET polymer matrix that may contact all food types under Conditions of Use C through G, as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Jul 27, 2011
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo