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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. 689

SK Chemicals

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: 1,4-benzenedicarhoxylic acid polymer with 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol and 1,2-ethanediol (CAS Reg. No. 25038-91-9), with 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol(consisting of 70 percent trans isomer and 30 percent cis isomer) representing 35 to 80 mole percent of the diol units and 1,2-ethanediol representing 65 to 20 mole percent of the diol units.
Notifier: SK Chemicals
Manufacturer: SK Chemicals
Intended Use: As articles or component of articles intended to contact food.
Limitations/Specifications*: For use in contact with all types of food excluding foods containing greater than 13 percent by volume alcohol under Conditions of Use C through G, and for use in foods containing up to 25 percent by volume alcohol under conditions of use E through G, as descnbed in Table 2.
Effective Date: Apr 3, 2007
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (1.33 MB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)