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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. 2174

Pactiv LLC

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: Cross-linked 2-propenoic acid, homopolymer, sodium salt (CAS Reg. No. 9003-04-7).
Notifier: Pactiv LLC
Manufacturer/Supplier: Pactiv LLC
Intended Use: As a fluid absorbent with food packaging materials.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS may be used in contact with red meat, poultry, fish and seafood, and fruits and vegetables under Conditions of Use E through G as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Nov 30, 2021
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 74 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) (in PDF, 143 kB)