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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. 1162

Patech Fine Chemicals Co., Ltd.

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: Trimethylhexanoic acid, mixed esters with dipentaerythritol and heptanoic acid.
Notifier: Patech Fine Chemicals Co., Ltd.
Manufacturer: Patech Fine Chemicals Co., Ltd.
Intended Use: As a component of lubricants with incidental food contact.
Limitations/Specifications*: For repeated use in food processing machinery, such as oven-chain and conveyor belt mechanisms.
Effective Date: May 29, 2012
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo