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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. 1270

Shipro Kasei Kaisha, Ltd.

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: Pentaerythritol tetrakis-(3-dodecylthiopropionate) (CAS Reg. No. 29598-76-3).
Notifier: Shipro Kasei Kaisha, Ltd.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Shipro Kasei Kaisha, Ltd.
Intended Use: As a stabilizer in styrene block polymers.
Limitations/Specifications: The use level of the FCS will be a maximum of 0.3 weight-percent in the finished polymer. Finished articles containing the FCS are intended to contact all types of food under Conditions of Use B through H, as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Effective Date: Jun 4, 2013
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i) and (j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo