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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. 1054

Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC

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: Phenol, 4,4'-sulfonylbis-, polymer with 1,1'-sulfonylbis(4-chlorobenzene) (CAS Reg. No. 25667-42-9 and 25608-63-3).
Notifier: Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC
Manufacturer/Supplier: Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC
Intended Use: The FCS will be used in repeated-use food-contact applications.
Limitations/Specifications: For use in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use A through H, and J (dual ovenable), as described in Tables 1 and 2. Adjuvant substances permitted for use in polyethersulfone resins complying with 21 CFR 177.2440 may be used in the subject copolymer subject to any limitations regarding conditions of use, food types, or any other limitation in the authorizing regulation.
Effective Date: Apr 9, 2011
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo