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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. 361

Huntsman Ethyleneamines Ltd.

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: Tetraethylenepentamine (CAS Reg. No. 112-57-2).
Notifier: Huntsman Ethyleneamines Ltd.
Manufacturer: Huntsman Ethyleneamines Ltd.
Intended Use: As a wet-end processing additive in the manufacture of paper pulp.
Limitations/Specifications*: The FCS would be used at a level of about 1-2 kg/1000kg wood pulp (dry pulp basis).
Effective Date: Dec 4, 2003
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (198 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)