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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. 142

Dow Corning 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: Silicones and siloxanes, dimethyl, methylhydrogen, reaction products with polyethylene glycol monoallyl ether acetate (CAS Reg. No. 70914-12-4).
Notifier: Dow Corning Corporation
Manufacturer/Supplier: Dow Corning Corporation
Intended Use: As a defoaming agent in the manufacture of food-contact paper and paperboard.
Limitations/Specifications*: At levels not to exceed 0.009 percent by weight of the dry pulp. The finished food-contact article may be used in contact with all food types and under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Table 2, under Conditions of Use E as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Jul 19, 2001
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (256 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)/EA Supplement