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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. 1201

TOTAL Lubrifiants

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: Dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid, calcium salt (CAS Reg. No. 26264-06-2).
Notifier: TOTAL Lubrifiants
Manufacturer/Supplier: TOTAL Lubrifiants
Intended Use: As a component of lubricants with incidental food contact.
Limitations/Specifications: For use at a level not to exceed 28 weight-percent of lubricants applied on food processing equipment (e.g.,rolling element bearings gears, main bearings, etc.) under the Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Oct 9, 2012
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo