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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. 1134

Lanxess 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: Copolymer of caprolactam, isophthalic acid, and isophoronediamine (CAS Reg. No. 29009-00-5).
Notifier: Lanxess Corporation
Manufacturer: Lanxess Corporation
Intended Use: As a component of single- and repeated-use food contact articles.
Limitations/Specifications*: For use at a level not to exceed 40 mg/in2 in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use A through H and J, as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Effective Date: Feb 17, 2012
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (89 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)