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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. 1213

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: Poly(ethyl acrylate-co-glycidyl methacrylate-co-methacrylic acid-co-methyl methacrylate-co-styrene) (CAS Reg. No. 29437-40-9).
Notifier: PPG Industries, Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: PPG Industries, Inc.
Intended Use: As a polymer in the manufacture of coatings, otherwise in compliance with 21 CFR 175.300, on metal substrates for single use food-contact articles, or on any substrate for repeated use food-contact articles.
Limitations/Specifications: Coatings containing the FCS may contact Food Types I, II, IV-B, VI-A, VI-B, VI-C (up to 15 percent alcohol) VII-B, and VIII, except for use in contact with infant formula and human milk, under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Tables 1 and 2, respectively, at 21 C.F.R. 176.170.
Effective Date: Nov 14, 2012
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i) and (j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo