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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. 19

Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA, Inc.

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: Piperylene / 2-methyl-2-butene / α-methylstyrene terpolymers (Benzene, (1-methylethenyl)-, polymers with 2-methyl-2-butene and 1,3-pentadiene) (CAS Reg. No. 62258-49-5)
Notifier: Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA, Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA, Inc.
Intended Use: In the manufacture of can end cements complying with 21 CFR 175.300(b)(3)(xxxi)
Limitations/Specifications*: The finished can end cements may contain up to 30 percent by weight of the terpolymer and the finished cans produced with the use of these cements may be used in contact with all types of food under Conditions of Use A through H, defined under Table 2 of 21 CFR 175.300(d).
Effective Date: Mar 31, 2000
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)