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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. 1040

Double Bond Chemical Ind., 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: Pentaerythritol tetra(3-dodecylthiopropionate) (CAS Reg. No. 29598-76-3).
Notifier: Double Bond Chemical Ind., Co., LTD.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Double Bond Chemical Ind., Co., LTD.
Intended Use: As an antioxidant in styrene block polymers compliant with 21 CFR 177.1810.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS may be used at levels not to exceed 0.026 parts per hundred of the styrene block polymers, and at a maximum thickness of 9 microns, for use in contact with all food types and Conditions of Use as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Effective Date: Feb 1, 2011
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo