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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. 1276

NanoChem Solutions 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: L-aspartic acid, homopolymer, sodium salt (CAS Reg. No. 34345-47-6).
Notifier: NanoChem Solutions Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: NanoChem Solutions Inc.
Intended Use: As a dispersant for fillers in food-contact paper and paperboard.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS shall be used at levels not to exceed 0.5% by weight of the fiber in the wet-end of manufacture of paper and paperboard, intended to contact all food under conditions of use A through H, as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Sep 6, 2013
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 1.8 MB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)