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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. 1437

Nyacol Nano Technologies, 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: Tin antimony oxide (CAS Reg. No. 12673-86-8), also known as tin antimony gray cassiterite.
Notifier: Nyacol Nano Technologies, Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Nyacol Nano Technologies, Inc.
Intended Use: For use as a heating enhancer in authorized polyethylene terephthalate (PET) polymers in contact with all types of food including infant formula and breast milk.
Limitations/Specifications: For use at levels not to exceed 0.05 percent by weight of the polymer. The finished food-contact articles may contact all food, under Conditions of Use A through H, as defined in Table 2, subject to any restrictions or limitations on use of the PET. Permitted uses include contact with infant food and breast milk.
Effective Date: Jul 26, 2014
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i) and (j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo