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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. 244

OMNOVA Solutions 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: Styrene/butadiene/acrylonitrile copolymers (SBA) (CAS Reg. No., exclusive of minor monomers: 9003-56-9) containing no more than 30 weight percent acrylonitrile and no more than 10 weight percent of total polymer units from one or more of the following monomers: acrylic acid, 2-hydroxyethyl acrylate, itaconic acid, and methacrylic acid.
Notifier: OMNOVA Solutions Inc.
Manufacturer: OMNOVA Solutions Inc.
Intended Use: For use as a component of latex coatings for paper and paperboard in contact with all food types, complying with 21 CFR 176.170(b)(2).
Limitations/Specifications*: The SBA latex copolymers shall contain no more than 100 ppm styrene and no more than 200 ppm 4-vinylcyclohexene in the wet latex.
Effective Date: Sep 26, 2002
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo