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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. 616

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, 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: Poly(1,4-benzene dicarboxylic acid dimethyl ester, 1,3-benzene dicarboxylic acid dimethyl ester, 1,4-butanediol, ethylene oxide, propylene oxide) (CAS Reg. No. 64811-38-7).
Notifier: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Incorporated
Manufacturer: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Incorporated
Intended Use: The FCS is intended for use as a component of food contact articles in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Limitations/Specifications*: The FCS may be used alone, as a blend, or may be co-extruded with other resins. The FCS, when blended, will be mixed with only non-polyolefins. The FCS concentration would not exceed 0.057 g FCS/in2 of the final food contact article. The FCS will not be used as a component of bottles.
Effective Date: Jun 28, 2006
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (389 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)/EA Supplement
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