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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. 2149

Cytec Industries 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: Alcohols, C16-18, ethoxylated (CAS Reg. No. 68439-49-6).
Notifier: Cytec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Cytec Industries Inc.
Intended Use: As a dispersant for additives to polyolefins intended for use in contact with food, except for use in contact with infant formula and human milk (see Limitations/Specifications).
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS may be used at levels of up to 0.2 percent by weight of polyolefins that contact all types of food under Conditions of Use C through G, as described in Tables 1 and 2. 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: Sep 29, 2021
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 63 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) (in PDF, 165 kB)