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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. 971


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: 2-propen-1-aminium, N,N-dimethyl-N-2-propen-1-yl-, chloride (1:1), polymer with 2-propenamide, decarboxylated, hydrochlorides (CAS Reg. No. 913068-94-7).
Notifier: SNF S.A.S.
Manufacturer/Supplier: SNF S.A.S.
Intended Use: As a dry strength agent in food-contact paper and paperboard.
Limitations/Specifications*: The level of the FCS in the finished paper/paperboard will not exceed 0.5 percent by weight. For use in contact with Food Types I, II, III, VIIA and B, VIII and IX, under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Effective Date: Jun 22, 2010
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo