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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. 184

BASF 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: Phenol, 2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4,6-bis(1-methyl-1-phenylethyl)- (CAS Reg. No. 70321-86-7).
Notifier: Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corp.
Manufacturer: BASF Corporation
Intended Use: For use as a stabilizer in rubber articles intended for repeat use complying with 21 CFR 177.2600.
Limitations/Specifications*: The FCS may be used in conveyor belts in contact with all food types at room temperature or below, at levels not to exceed 0.5 percent by weight the finished rubber product.
Effective Date: Jan 26, 2002
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo