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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. 495

Occidental Chemical Corporation

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: Sodium dichloroisocyanurate (CAS Reg. No. 2893-78-9) and sodium bromide mixture containing 85-94 weight-percent sodium dichloroisocyanurate, and 5-9 weight-percent sodium bromide.
Notifier: Occidental Chemical Corporation
Manufacturer: Occidental Chemical Corporation
Intended Use: For use as a slimicide in the manufacture of food-contact paper and paperboard.
Limitations/Specifications*: As a slimicide complying with the provisions for slimicides cited in 21 CFR 176.300, at a maximum level of 3 pounds per ton of dry-weight fiber.
Effective Date: Jun 18, 2005
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(q)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo