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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. 725

BASF Aktiengesellschaft

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: Poly(oxy[1,1'-biphenyl]-4,4'-diyloxy-1,4-phenylenesulfonyl-1,4-phenylene)(CAS Reg. No. 25839-81-0).
Notifier: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
Manufacturer: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
Intended Use: The FCS is intended for use as a resin in the manufacture of food contact articles intended for single and repeat use.
Limitations/Specifications*: The food contact substance (FCS) is intended to be used in articles intended for single and repeat-use in contact with food types I-IX under Conditions of Use A through H, and J (cooking temperatures above 250oC) as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Effective Date: Oct 9, 2007
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (284 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)/EA Supplement