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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. 1078

Lanxess 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: 4-Chloro-3-methylphenol, sodium salt (CAS Reg. No. 15733-22-9).
Notifier: Lanxess Corporation
Manufacturer/Supplier: Lanxess Corporation
Intended Use: As an antimicrobial preservative in lubricants with incidental food contact.
Limitations/Specifications: For use at a level not to exceed 1.4 wt-% of lubricants applied on food processing machinery.
Effective Date: Jun 24, 2011
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(q)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo