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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. 1033

Clariant Corporation USA Inc.

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: Polypropylene homopolymer (CAS Reg. No. 9003-07-0).
Notifier: Clariant Plastics & Coatings USA, Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Clariant Corporation USA Inc.
Intended Use: As a carrier/dispersing agent for pigments and other additives and as a processing aid for polymers.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS will be used at levels not to exceed 5 percent by weight of the finished food-contact article. The finished article containing the FCS may contact all food types under Conditions of Use A through H and J, as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Effective Date: Jan 14, 2011
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo