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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. 373

E.I. duPont de Nemours and Company 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: Monoisopropanolamine (MIPA) (CAS Reg. No. 78-96-6).
Notifier: E.I. duPont de Nemours and Company Inc.
Manufacturer: E.I. duPont de Nemours and Company Inc.
Intended Use: For use in paper and paperboard.
Limitations/Specifications*: For use as a dispersant for titanium dioxide pigment suspensions at a level not to exceed 0.68 percent by weight of titanium dioxide. Finished paper and paperboard containing the FCS may be used in contact with all types of food (I-IX) under Conditions of Use A through H as described in Tables 1 and 2, respectively.
Effective Date: Dec 24, 2003
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo