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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. 856

Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics 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: Boron nitride (CAS Reg. No. 10043-11-5).
Notifier: Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics Corporation
Manufacturer: Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics Corporation
Intended Use: For use as a lubricant in food processing equipment with incidental food contact
Limitations/Specifications*: The FCS is used at a level not to exceed 40 wt-% boron nitride in lubricant. It is specifically used in oil and grease lubricants in applications with high temperatures or high pressures
Effective Date: Apr 3, 2009
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo