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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. 518

Hercules Inc.

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 Inc.
Manufacturer: Hercules Inc.
Intended Use: As an oil/grease resistant sizing agent at levels up to 0.5 percent by weight employed either prior to the sheet forming operation or at the size press for paper and paperboard intended for use in microwave heat-susceptor packaging.
Limitations/Specifications*: The FCS may be used in contact with all food types, as described in Table 1.
Effective Date: Oct 20, 2005
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo
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