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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. 1027

The Chemours Company FC, LLC

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-propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, polymer with 2-(diethylamino)ethyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate, 2-propenoic acid and 3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,7,7,8,8,8-tridecafluorooctyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate, acetate (CAS Reg. No. 1071022-26-8).
Notifier: The Chemours Company FC, LLC
Manufacturer/Supplier: The Chemours Company FC, LLC
Intended Use: As an oil and grease resistant treatment for paper and paperboard employed either prior to or after the sheet forming operation.
Limitations/Specifications*: The FCS may be used at a level not to exceed 0,8 percent by weight of dry paper when applied prior to the sheet forming operation, or 0.42 percent by weight of dry paper and paperboard when applied after sheet formation. The finished product is intended for use in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use B through H and Condition of Use J (microwave susceptor applications only) as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Effective Date: Jan 12, 2011
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (448 kB)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo/Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)