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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. 1880

Clariant Corporation USA 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: 1,3-Benzenedicarboxamide, N,N'-bis(2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-4-piperidinyl) (CAS Reg. No. 42774-15-2).
Notifier: Clariant Plastics & Coatings USA Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Clariant Corporation USA Inc.
Intended Use: The FCS is intended for use as a processing stabilizer in polyamide polymers complying with applicable authorizations, except for use in contact with infant formula and human milk (see Limitations/Specifications).
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS is intended for use at levels up to 0.5% in polyamide food-contact films not exceeding a thickness of 100 μm. The finished food-contact articles containing the FCS may be used under Conditions of Use A through H. The FCS is not intended for use in contact with infant formula and human milk. Such uses were not included as part of the intended use of the substance in the FCN.
Effective Date: Jun 12, 2018
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 861 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) (in PDF, 150 kB)