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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. 2156

Tapi S.p.A.

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: Copolymer of acrylonitrile, methacrylonitrile, methyl methacrylate, methacrylic acid, and trimethylolpropane trimethacrylate (CAS Reg. No. 1173902-42-5).
Notifier: Tapi S.p.A.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Tapi S.p.A.
Intended Use: As a component of synthetic stoppers used as closures for alcoholic beverage bottles.
Limitations/Specifications: For use at levels not to exceed 3.5 weight percent of synthetic stoppers used as closures for bottles intended to hold alcoholic beverages (i.e., food types VI-A and VI-C) under Conditions of Use D through G as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Nov 6, 2021
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo