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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. 1274

Idemitsu Kosan Co., 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: Co-poly alpha olefin (C18 - C30).
Notifier: Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd.
Intended Use: To improve mechanical properties of molded polypropylene articles that may contact food.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS will be used at levels not to exceed 10 percent in molded polypropylene articles, which may contact food types I, II, VIA and VIB under the Condition of Use E as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Effective Date: Jun 21, 2013
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 269 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)