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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. 348

E.I. duPont de Nemours and Company

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: 1,3-benzenedicarboxylic acid, 5-sulfo-, 1,3-dimethyl ester, sodium salt, polymer with dimethyl 1,4-benzenedicarboxylate, dimethyl pentanedioate and 1,2-ethanediol (CAS Reg. No. 65072-10-8).
Notifier: E.I. duPont de Nemours and Company
Manufacturer: E.I. duPont de Nemours and Company
Intended Use: For use in food-contact articles except bottles.
Limitations/Specifications*: The FCS may be used in contact with all food types, except alcoholic foods, under Conditions of Use C through G, as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Effective Date: Dec 11, 2003
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (433 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)