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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. 282

Polacryl, 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-propenoic acid, homopolymers, calcium sodium salt (CAS Reg. No. 35830-10-5).
Notifier: Polacryl, Inc.
Manufacturer: Polacryl, Inc.
Intended Use: As a pigment dispersant for titanium dioxide that is used as a filler in the manufacture of food-contact paper and paperboard.
Limitations/Specifications*: For use in titanium dioxide at levels not to exceed 1 percent by weight of titanium dioxide in the paper and paperboard. The FCS will be used in single use food contact items. The FCS will contact all food types, as discussed in Table 1, under Conditions of Use C and G, as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Jan 10, 2003
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo
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