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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. 2105


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: Alkyl(C10-16)benzenesulfonic acid (CAS Reg. No. 68584-22-5).
Notifier: CHEP
Manufacturer/Supplier: CHEP
Intended Use: As an emulsifier in a coating used on wooden pallets used for hydrocooling produce.
Limitations/Specifications: Pallets containing the FCS may be in contact with water used for hydrocooling produce.
Effective Date: Mar 19, 2021
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 506 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and EA Revision Sheet (in PDF, 210 kB)