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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. 2131

NOF 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: Ethene, polymer with 2-propenenitrile and ethenylbenzene (CAS Reg. No. 106826-13-5), and methacrylic acid-2-[(tert-butylperoxycarbonyl)oxy]ethyl ester (CAS Reg. No. 41892-41-5), graft.
Notifier: NOF Corporation
Manufacturer/Supplier: NOF Corporation
Intended Use: As a component of coatings used on gears or conveyor belts used in food processing equipment, except for use in contact with infant formula and human milk (see Limitations/Specifications).
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS may be used at levels not to exceed 10 percent by weight of the finished coating, which may be used at a maximum temperature of 80°C in contact with all food types. 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: Aug 21, 2021
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo