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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. 1917

ANGUS Chemical Company

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: 2-Amino-2-methyl-1-propanol (CAS. Reg. No. 124-68-5).
Notifier: ANGUS Chemical Company
Manufacturer/Supplier: ANGUS Chemical Company
Intended Use: As a dispersant for mineral pigment suspensions used as a component of fillers or coatings for paper and paperboard, except for use in contact with infant formula and human milk (see Limitations/Specifications).
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS will be used as a component of:
  1. coatings at a level not to exceed 0.25% by weight of the mineral pigment
  2. fillers at a level not to exceed 0.05% by weight of the mineral pigment.
The finished paper and paperboard may contact all food types under Conditions of Use A through H, and J (microwave-only container applications). The FCS is not 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: Oct 17, 2018
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 325 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and EA Revision Sheet (in PDF, 142 kB)