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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. 273

Hercules, 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: 2-Propen-1-aminium, N,N-dimethyl-N-2-propenyl-, chloride, polymer with 2-propenoic acid and N-2-propen-1-amine hydrochloride, 2,2'-azobis(2-methylpropanimidamide) dihydrochloride- initiated. (CAS Reg. No. 343837-39-8).
Notifier: Hercules, Inc.
Manufacturer: Hercules, Inc.
Intended Use: For use as a wet-end sizing additive in the manufacture of paper and paperboard for contact with dry food.
Limitations/Specifications*: The polymeric material is intended for use in the manufacture of paper and paperboard at a use level not to exceed 0.033 percent of the finished paper or paperboard on a dry weight basis.
Effective Date: Nov 13, 2002
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo