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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. 1842

LANXESS Corporation

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: Copolymers of acrylonitrile, methyl acrylate, divinylbenzene, ethylvinylbenzene, and 1,7-octadiene, reacted with 3-(dimethylamino)-1-propylamine and chloromethane.
Notifier: LANXESS Corporation
Manufacturer/Supplier: LANXESS Corporation
Intended Use: As a resin in food-contact applications to treat food solutions (see Limitations/Specifications).
Limitations/Specifications: The finished resin is intended for repeat use in the processing of food solutions of sugar, sweeteners, pectin, gelatin, polyols, and whey; fruit juice; organic food acids; and wine.
Effective Date: Mar 19, 2018
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo