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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. 1175

FutureFuel Chemical Company

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: 5-Sulfo-1,3-benzenedicarboxylic acid, monosodium salt (CAS Registry No. 6362-79-4).
Notifier: FutureFuel Chemical Company
Manufacturer/Supplier: FutureFuel Chemical Company
Intended Use: For use as a monomer to be copolymerized with monomers listed in 21 CFR 175.300(b)(3)(vii) to prepare polyester resins that may be used as coatings or components of coatings on any substrate contacting dry foods with surfaces containing no free fat or oil.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS shall not exceed 20 mole % of the diacid component of the polyester resins.
Effective Date: Jul 3, 2012
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo