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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. 1013

ESK Ceramics GmbH & Co. KG

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: Boron nitride (CAS Reg. No. 10043-11-5).
Notifier: ESK Ceramics GmbH & Co. KG
Manufacturer/Supplier: ESK Ceramics GmbH & Co. KG
Intended Use: As a processing aid in all polymers at a maximum use level of 0.1 weight percent.
Limitations/Specifications: The finished articles will contact with all food types under Conditions of Use B through H as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Effective Date: Nov 11, 2010
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i) and (j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo