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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. 542

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 1,1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6-tridecafluoro-6-iodohexane, dehydroiodinated, reaction products with epichlorohydrin and triethylenetetramine (CAS Reg. No. 464178-94-7).
Notifier: Hercules Incorporated
Manufacturer: Hercules Incorporated
Intended Use: As an oil/grease resistant sizing agent employed prior to the sheet forming operation in the manufacture of paper and paperboard.
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: Nov 25, 2005
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo
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