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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. 487

Hercules Incorporated

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: 2-propen-1-ol, reaction products with pentafluoroiodoethane-tetrafluoroethylene telomer, dehydroiodinated, reaction products with epichlorohydrin and triethylenetetramine (CAS Reg. No. 464178-90-3).
Notifier: Hercules Incorporated
Manufacturer: Hercules Incorporated
Intended Use: As an oil/grease resistant sizing agent for paper and paperboard employed either prior to the sheet forming operation or at the size press.
Limitations/Specifications*: The FCS may be used at a level not to exceed 0.5 percent by weight of dry paper and paperboard intended for use in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use B through H as defined in Table 2.
Effective Date: Jul 14, 2005
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo