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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. 604

Asahi Glass Company, Ltd. (Manufacturer) AGC Chemicals Americas, Incorporated

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: Copolymer of perfluorohexylethyl methacrylate, 2-N,N-diethylaminoethyl methacrylate, 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate, and 2,2'-ethylenedioxydiethyl dimethacrylate, acetic acid salt (CAS Reg. No. 863408-20-2) or malic acid salt (CAS Reg. No. 1225273-44-8).
Notifier: AGC Chemicals Americas, Incorporated
Manufacturer/Supplier: Asahi Glass Company, Ltd. (Manufacturer) AGC Chemicals Americas, Incorporated
Intended Use: As an oil, grease, and water resistant treatment for paper and paperboard employed either prior to the sheet forming operation or at the size press.
Limitations/Specifications*: The FCS may be used at a level not to exceed 1.2 percent by weight of dry paper and paperboard intended for use in microwave susceptor applications in contact with all food types.
Effective Date: Aug 5, 2006
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo