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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. 55

LANXESS 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: Ion exchange resin which is a terpolymer of styrene, divinyl benzene and ethylvinyl benzene, aminomethylated, then quarternized with methyl chloride (CAS Reg. No. 113114-05-9).
Notifier: LANXESS Corporation
Manufacturer: LANXESS Corporation
Intended Use: For use in treating aqueous sugar solutions and hydrolyzed starch solutions.
Limitations/Specifications*: The temperature of the sugar solution or hydrolyzed starch solution passing through the resin bed is maintained at 80°C (176°F) or less. The flow rate of the sugar solution or hydrolyzed starch solution passing through the bed is not less than 50 liters per cubic meter (0.37 gallons per cubic foot) of resin bed volume per minute.
Effective Date: Jul 13, 2000
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)
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