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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. 303

Crompton 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: Siloxanes and silicones, dimethyl, methylhydrogen reaction products with polyethylene glycol and/or polyethylene-polypropylene glycol monoallyl ether, methyl ether terminated.
Notifier: Crompton Corporation
Manufacturer: Crompton Corporation
Intended Use: As defoamers, at levels up to 40 grams per metric ton of dry pulp (0.004 percrnt), in the pulping of lignocellulosic materials used to make food-contact paper and paperboard.
Limitations/Specifications*: The FCS may be used in contact with all food types as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Mar 5, 2003
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (662 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)
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