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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. 864

Pinnacle Polymers

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: Ethylene/propylene copolymers (CAS Reg. No. 9010-79-1) polymerized in the presence of propylene homopolymer (CAS Reg. No. 9003-07-0) complying with 21 CFR 177.1520(c) Item 1.1, to produce an inseparable blend of the two polymers.
Notifier: Pinnacle Polymers
Manufacturer: Pinnacle Polymers
Intended Use: As a basic polymer used in the production of articles intended to contact food.
Limitations/Specifications*: The finished polymer is intended for contact with all types of food under Conditions of Use A through H. Adjuvant substances permitted for use in olefin polymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1520 c, items 1.1, 3.1, and 3.2 may also be used in this food-contact substance, subject to the prescribed limitations and specifications.
Effective Date: Jun 9, 2009
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (270 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)
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