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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. 380

EMS-Chemie AG

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, polymer with 1,4-benzenedicarboxylic acid and 1,6-hexanediamine (CAS Reg. No. 25750-23-6). The FCS is manufactured according to the monomer composition specified in the notification.
Notifier: EMS-Chemie AG
Manufacturer: EMS-Chemie AG
Intended Use: For use as a component of repeat-use food-contact articles.
Limitations/Specifications*: For use in contact with all food types and under all conditions of use.
Effective Date: Jan 7, 2004
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo