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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. 555

PPG Industries (UK)

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-Hydroxyethyl methacrylate (CAS Reg. No. 868-77-9).
Notifier: PPG Industries (UK)
Manufacturer: PPG Industries (UK)
Intended Use: As a monomeric component of acrylic polymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1010, used only in the manufacture of resinous and polymeric coatings.
Limitations/Specifications*: The monomer shall not exceed 8.4 percent by weight of the acrylic component of the finished coating. Acrylic coatings containing 2 hydroxyethyl methacrylate monomers are limited to applications on metal substrates.
Effective Date: Jan 28, 2006
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i) and (j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo