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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. 481

Asahi Glass Company, 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: Tetrafluoroethylene-ethylene-3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,6-nonafluoro-1-hexene terpolymer (CAS Reg. No. 68258-85-5).
Notifier: Asahi Glass Company, Ltd.
Manufacturer: Asahi Glass Company, Ltd.
Intended Use: The FCS will be used as a base resin or coating in repeat-use applications.
Limitations/Specifications*: For use as a base resin or coating in repeat-use applications in contact with all food types at temperatures up to 302°F (150°C).
Effective Date: May 10, 2005
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo