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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. 746

Hercules 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-propen-1-ol, reaction products with 1,1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6-tridecafluoro-6-iodohexane, dehydroiodinated, reaction products with epichlorohydrin and triethylenetetramine (CAS Reg. No. 464178-94-7) as manufactured in accordance with the description in the FCN.
Notifier: Hercules Incorporated
Manufacturer: Hercules Incorporated
Intended Use: As an oil/grease resistant sizing agent employed prior to the sheet forming operation and/or at the size press in the manufacture of paper and paperboard.
Limitations/Specifications*: For use at a level not to exceed 0.75 percent by weight of dry paper and paperboard intended for use in contact with all foods under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Oct 4, 2007
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo
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