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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. 74

LANXESS 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: Completely hydrolyzed tetra-polymer of divinyl benzene, ethyl vinyl benzene, acrylonitrile, and 1,7-octadiene as an ion exchange resin. (CAS Reg. No. 130353-60-5).
Notifier: LANXESS Corporation
Manufacturer/Supplier: LANXESS Corporation
Intended Use: For use in demineralizing sugar solutions prior to recrystallization, and to soften water for food and beverage production.
Limitations/Specifications*: The ion-exchange resin must comply with all the applicable specifications prescribed in 21 CFR 173.25(b).
Effective Date: Aug 16, 2000
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)