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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. 1258

Nalco, An Ecolab 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: Acrylamide-diallylamine copolymer, sulfate salt, ammonium persulfate initiated (CAS Reg. No. 1355214-14-0).
Notifier: Nalco, An Ecolab Company
Manufacturer/Supplier: Nalco, An Ecolab Company
Intended Use: As a wet strength, dry strength, and dewatering aid in the manufacture of food-contact paper and paperboard.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS will be added prior to the sheet forming operation at levels not to exceed 20 lbs per ton of dry weight fiber. Paper and paperboard manufactured with the FCS may contact all food types under Conditions of Use A through H, and J (including microwave susceptor applications) as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Effective Date: Apr 26, 2013
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i) and (j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo