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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. 1177

PPG Industries, 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: Co-polymer of methacrylic acid, ethyl acrylate, styrene, butyl methacrylate, and glycidyl methacrylate.
Notifier: PPG Industries, Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: PPG Industries, Inc.
Intended Use: The polymer is intended for use in resinous and polymeric coatings as described in Title 21 CFR 175.300, on metal substrates for single use food contact articles, or on any suitable substrate for repeat use food contact articles. Such coatings are intended to be used in contact with Food Types I, II, IV-B, VI-A, VI-B, VI-C (up to 15% alcohol), VII-B and VIII except infant formula, under Conditions of Use A through H as specified in 21 CFR 175.300(d), Table 1 and Table 2.
Limitations/Specifications: Coatings manufactured from the food-contact substance must meet the specifications of Title 21 CFR 175.300 (c) when tested with the analytical methods described in 175.300 (e) and (f).
Effective Date: Jul 6, 2012
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i) and (j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo