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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. 1149

Rhodia 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: 2,2-dimethyl-1,3-dioxolane-4-methanol (CAS Reg. No. 100-79-8).
Notifier: Rhodia Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Rhodia Inc.
Intended Use: To be used as a solvent carrier for epoxy resins used in coating formulations that may contact food.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS may be usd in the manufacture and use of epoxy resins in compliance with 21 CFR 175.300.
Effective Date: Jun 5, 2012
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 319 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)