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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. 92

LANXESS Corporation and Polioli s.p.a.

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: Trimethylolpropane (CAS Reg. No. 77-99-6).
Notifier: Kerr-McGee Chemical, LLC
Manufacturer/Supplier: LANXESS Corporation and Polioli s.p.a.
Intended Use: Milling aid and dispersant for pigments used as components of food-contact articles.
Limitations/Specifications*: For use at levels not to exceed 0.45 percent by weight of pigment. The pigmented articles may contact all food under conditions of use A through H as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Oct 25, 2000
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (208 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)