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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. 1212

PPG Industries, Inc.

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: Poly(acrylic acid-co-ethyl acrylate-co-glycidyl methacrylate-co-styrene) (CAS Reg. No. 27968-38-3).
Notifier: PPG Industries, Inc.
Manufacturer: PPG Industries, Inc.
Intended Use: As a polymer in the manufacture of coatings, otherwise in compliance with 21 CFR 175.300, on metal substrates for single use food-contact articles, or on any substrate for repeated use food-contact articles.
Limitations/Specifications*: Coatings containing the FCS may contact Food Types I, II, IV-B, VI-A, VI-B, VI-C (up to 15 percent alcohol), VII-B, and VIII, except infant formula, under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Tables 1 and 2 respectively, at 21 CFR 175.300.
Effective Date: Nov 14, 2012
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i) and (j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo