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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. 629

Milliken Chemical

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: Silane, dichlorodimethyl-, reaction products with silica (CAS Reg. No. 68611-44-9).
Notifier: Milliken Chemical
Manufacturer: Milliken Chemical
Intended Use: As a flow agent for sorbitol acetal clarifying agents complying with 21 CFR 178.3295 Clarifying agents for polymers, or an effective food-contact notification. The FCS will be used at levels not to exceed 200 parts per million in polypropylene homopolymers and copolymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1520 Olefin polymers.
Limitations/Specifications*: The polymers in which the FCS will be used are intended to contact all food types under Condition of Use A through H.
Effective Date: Aug 16, 2006
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i) and (j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo