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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. 679

Kraton Polymers LLC

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: Benzene, ethenyl-, polymer with 1,3-butadiene, hydrogenated (CAS Reg. No. 66070-58-4).
Notifier: Kraton Polymers LLC
Manufacturer: Kraton Polymers LLC
Intended Use: The FCS will be blended with other polymers to improve the flexibility and durability of polymeric food-contact articles.
Limitations/Specifications*: The FCS may be used in contact with food types III, IV-A, V, VII-A and IX, under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Effective Date: Apr 7, 2007
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(j) and Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (596 kB)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo/Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)