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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. 1164

Valspar 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: 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, ethyl ester, polymer with 2-oxiranylmethyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate (CAS Reg. No. 40081-37-6).
Notifier: Valspar Corporation
Manufacturer: Valspar Corporation
Intended Use: As a stabilizing additive in polyvinyl chloride coatings applied to food cans.
Limitations/Specifications*: For use at a level not to exceed 12 percent by weight of the cured can coatings. The FCS may be used in contact with fatty foods under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Table 2. Not for use with infant formula.
Effective Date: Jul 24, 2012
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo