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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. 1305

The Valspar 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: 2,4-hexadienoic acid, (2E,4E) (CAS Reg. No. 110-44-1).
Notifier: The Valspar Corporation
Manufacturer/Supplier: The Valspar Corporation
Intended Use: For use as a monomer in the production of epoxy can-coating resins.
Limitations/Specifications*: The resin containing the FCS may be used in the production of coatings for can-ends only in compliance with 21 CFR 175.300(b)(3)(viii). The finished coatings may contact all food types except fatty foods, beverages containing greater than 15 percent alcohol by volume, and infant formula under Conditions of Use C through G as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Oct 2, 2013
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo