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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. 326

Degussa Goldschmidt Chemical 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: N-(2-Hydroxyethyl)octadecanamide (CAS Reg. No. 111-57-9).
Notifier: Ecolab Inc. (Research Center)
Manufacturer: Degussa Goldschmidt Chemical Corporation
Intended Use: The FCS will be used as a processing aid in rinse-aid products used in commercial dishwashing machines.
Limitations/Specifications*: The FCS will be used at a concentration not to exceed 3.36 ppm in the final rinse water of commercial dishwashing machines.
Effective Date: Jul 4, 2003
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (530 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)/EA Supplement