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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. 709

Coatex S.A.S. Coatex Netherlands BV Coatex 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: 2-Propenoic acid, sodium salt, homopolymer (CAS Reg. No. 9003-04-7).
Notifier: Coatex S.A.S.
Manufacturer: Coatex S.A.S. Coatex Netherlands BV Coatex Incorporated
Intended Use: As an aid for grinding calcium carbonate filler to be used in food-contact polyolefin food-contact materials.
Limitations/Specifications*: For use at levels not to exceed 0.25 percent by weight of the finished polymer, in contact with non-acidic, non-alcoholic foods, including food types I, IVA, IVB, V, VIB, VIIA, VIIB, VIII, IX, and non-acidic type III foods, under Conditions of Use E through G as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Effective Date: Jun 5, 2007
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo