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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. 1590

Euclid Refinishing Inc. DBA Surftech 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: Chromium Nitride (CAS Reg. No. 24094-93-7)
Notifier: Euclid Refinishing Inc. DBA Surftech Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Euclid Refinishing Inc. DBA Surftech Inc.
Intended Use: The FCS will be used as a component of surface coating on repeat-use food processing and food packaging equipment to prevent abrasive wear to the components of the equipment, except for use in contact with infant formula (see Limitations/Specifications).
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS will be applied at a maximum thickness of 10 μm and the finished food-contact equipment will be used in contact with all food types, and under Conditions of use A through H, as described in Table 2. The FCS is not for use in contact with infant formula. Such use was not included as part of the intended use of the substance in the FCN.
Effective Date: Nov 25, 2015
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo