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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. 482

Eastman Chemical 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: Hydrogenated aromatic petroleum hydrocarbon resin (CAS Reg. No. 88526-47-0), which may be partially hydrogenated.
Notifier: Eastman Chemical Company
Manufacturer: Eastman Chemical Company
Intended Use: As a component of pressure-sensitive adhesives used as the food-contact surface of labels and tapes as provided in 21 CFR 175.125 (Pressure-sensitive adhesives).
Limitations/Specifications*: The labels or tapes will be used at room temperature or below. The use level of the FCS is up to 47.5 percent by weight of the final adhesive formulation.
Effective Date: Apr 5, 2005
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (480 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)