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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. 1281

Equipolymers GmbH

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: Titanium, (aceto-κO)[[2,2',2''-(nitrilo-κN)tris[ethanolato-κO]](3-)]-, (TB-5-13)- (9CI) (CAS Reg. No. 90894-12-5).
Notifier: Equipolymers GmbH
Manufacturer/Supplier: Equipolymers GmbH
Intended Use: As a catalyst for the polymerization of polyethylene terephthalate polymers.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS may be used at a maximum level of 0.008 weight percent of the finished polymer. The finished polymers may be used in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use C through G, as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Effective Date: Jul 9, 2013
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i) and (j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo