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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. 79

Flowserve 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: High silicon iron. The formulation is as follows: Component Percent by Weight Grade 1: Cr (0.5 max), Mo (0.5 max), Cu (0.5 max), Si (14.2-14.75), Mn (1.5 max), C (0.7-1.1), Fe (balance). Component Percent by Weight Grade 2: Cr (3.25 - 5.0), Mo (0.4 - 0.6), Cu (0.5 max), Si (14.2-14.75), Mn (1.5 max), C (0.75-1.15), Fe (balance).
Notifier: Flowserve Corporation
Manufacturer: Flowserve Corporation
Intended Use: Pump and pipe material used in transporting food.
Limitations/Specifications*: None.
Effective Date: Sep 2, 2000
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)