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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. 1277

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: 2-propen-1-aminium, N,N-dimethyl-N-2-propen-1-yl-, chloride (1:1), polymer with the ethanedial and 2-propenamide (CAS Reg. No. 32555-39-8).
Notifier: Nalco, An Ecolab Company
Manufacturer/Supplier: Nalco, An Ecolab Company
Intended Use: As a dry- and wet-strength and dewatering agent employed prior to the sheet-forming operation in the manufacture of paper and paperboard.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS will be used at levels not to exceed 0.25 percent by weight of the dry fibers in the finished paper and paperboard. The finished article may contact all food types under Conditions of Use A through H as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Effective Date: Aug 7, 2013
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 141 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)