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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. 940

The Chemours Company FC, LLC

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: Hexane, 1,6-diisocyanato-, homopolymer, 3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,7,7,8,8,8-tridecafluoro-1-octanol-blocked (CAS Reg. No. 357624-15-8).
Notifier: The Chemours Company FC, LLC
Manufacturer: The Chemours Company FC, LLC
Intended Use: As an oil and grease resistant treatment for paper and paperboard employed either prior to the sheet forming operation or at the size press.
Limitations/Specifications*: The FCS may be used at a level not to exceed 0.18 percent by weight of dry paper and paperboard intended for use in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use B through H, as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Effective Date: Apr 3, 2010
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i) and Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (2.1 MB)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo/Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)