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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. 1217

The 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: Glycidyl methacrylate polymer with styrene and methyl methacrylate (CAS Reg. No 29564-58-7).
Notifier: The Valspar Corporation
Manufacturer: The Valspar Corporation
Intended Use: For use in the production of coatings applied to can ends as described in 21 CFR 175.300.
Limitations/Specifications*: Coatings containing the FCS may contact all food types except infant formula under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Effective Date: Nov 30, 2012
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i) and (j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo