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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. 1914

Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.
AGC Chemicals Europe

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: Tetrafluoroethylene-ethylene-3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,6-nonafluoro-1-hexene terpolymer (CAS Reg. No. 68258-85-5).
Notifier: AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.
AGC Chemicals Europe
Intended Use: The FCS will be used as a base resin or coating in repeat-use applications, except for use in contact with infant formula and human milk (see Limitations/Specifications).
Limitations/Specifications*: The FCS may be used as a base resin or coating in repeat-use applications in contact with all food types at temperatures up to 302°F (150°C). The FCS is not for use in contact with infant formula and human milk. Such uses were not included as part of the intended use of the substance in the FCN.
Effective Date: Dec 13, 2018
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo

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