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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. 1026

GCH Technology Co., Ltd.

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: Aluminum magnesium carbonate hydroxide (synthetic hydrotalcite) (CAS Reg. No. 11097-59-9).
Notifier: GCH Technology Co., Ltd.
Manufacturer/Supplier: GCH Technology Co., Ltd.
Intended Use: As an acid scavenger and filler in all food-contact polymers.
Limitations/Specifications: For use at a level not to exceed 5 percent by weight of the finished polymer. The finished polymers may be used in contact with all types of food under Conditions of Use A through H as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Jan 6, 2011
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i) and (j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo