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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. 719

Adeka Corporation

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: Pentaerythritol tetra(3-dodecylthiopropionate) (CAS Reg. No. 29598-76-3)
Notifier: Adeka Corporation
Manufacturer: Adeka Corporation
Intended Use: As a stabilizer in propylene polymers and copolymers compliant with 21 CFR 177.1520.
Limitations/Specifications*: The FCS may be used at levels not to exceed 0. 20 parts per hundred of propylene polymers and copolymers which meet the specifications in 21 CFR 177.1520(c). The FCS may be used in contact with aqueous and acidic foods under Conditions of Use B through H and in contact with alcoholic foods under Conditions of Use C through G, as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Effective Date: Jul 6, 2007
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo