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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. 835

Lanxess 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: 1,2-Benzisothiazolin-3-one (CAS Reg. No. 2634-33-5).
Notifier: Lanxess Corporation
Manufacturer: Lanxess Corporation
Intended Use: As a biocide in uncured liquid rubber latex used to manufacture repeat-use rubber gloves intended for use in contact with all types of food.
Limitations/Specifications*: For use at levels not to exceed 0.05 percent by weight of the latex solids.
Effective Date: Dec 26, 2008
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (2.25 MB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)