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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. 1192

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: Tricyclodecanedimethanol (CAS Reg. Nos. 26896-48-0 and 26160-83-8).
Notifier: Valspar Corporation
Manufacturer: Valspar Corporation
Intended Use: As a monomer used in the manufacture of polyester or polyester/polyurethane resins for use as components of coatings for use on metal substrates and repeated use food-contact surfaces.
Limitations/Specifications*: The FCS may represent a maximum of 13.6 percent by weight of the final coating. The polyester and polyester/polyurethane resins and the final coatings will otherwise comply with FDA regulations for their intended use. The FCS may be used in contact with all food types, except infant formula, under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Effective Date: Sep 7, 2012
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo
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