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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. 898

Ecolab 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: Alcohols, C13 - C15 branched and linear, butoxylated ethoxylated (CAS Reg. No. 111905-53-4).
Notifier: Ecolab Schuman Campus
Manufacturer: Ecolab Incorporated
Intended Use: As a component of rinse-aid products used in commercial dishwashing machines.
Limitations/Specifications*: The FCS will be used at concentrations not to exceed 37 ppm in the final rinse.
Effective Date: Aug 14, 2009
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (433 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)