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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. 67

Akzo Nobel Chemicals, 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: 3,6,9-triethyl -3,6,9-trimethyl -1,2,4,5,7,8-hexoxonane (CAS Reg. No. 24748-23-0) .
Notifier: Akzo Nobel Chemicals, Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Akzo Nobel Chemicals, Inc.
Intended Use: As a rheology modifier in the production of olefin polymers complying with either 21 CFR 177.1520 or 177.2600.
Limitations/Specifications*: The 3,6,9-triethyl-3,6,9-trimethyl-1,2,4,5,7,8-hexoxonane modifier is to be used at a level not to exceed 0.15 percent by weight of the olefin polymers. Food contact articles manufactured with the olefin polymers modified with the food contact substance shall be used in contact with all types of food under conditions of use A - H as described in Tables 1 and 2, unless restricted by applicable regulations for the olefin polymers.
Effective Date: Aug 2, 2000
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)