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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. 1070

Evonik Degussa Corporation

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: Silane, dichlorodimethyl-, reaction products with silica (CAS Reg. No. 68611-44-9).
Notifier: ColorMatrix Group
Manufacturer/Supplier: Evonik Degussa Corporation
Intended Use: As a stabilizer/thickening agent in colorant dispersions used in food-contact polyethylene terephthalate polymers.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS will be used at levels not to exceed 0.1 percent by weight in the finished polymers, in compliance with 21 CFR 177.1630, which may contact all food types under Conditions of Use C through G, as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: May 19, 2011
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo