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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. 717

Akzo Nobel Polymer Chemicals, 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: Formaldehyde polymer with 1-naphthalenol (CAS Reg. No. 25359-91-5)
Notifier: Akzo Nobel Polymer Chemicals, LLC
Manufacturer: Akzo Nobel Polymer Chemicals, LLC
Intended Use: For use as an anti-scaling or release agent, applied to the internal parts of reactors employed in the production of ethylene-vinyl acetate food-contact copolymers.
Limitations/Specifications*: The residual level of the formaldehyde polymer with 1-naphthalenol in the ethylene-vinyl acetate food-contact copolymers will not exceed 4 parts per million..
Effective Date: Jun 21, 2007
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (446 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)/EA Supplement