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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. 2194

SNF 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: 1-Propanesulfonic acid, 2-methyl-2-[(1-oxo-2-propen-1-yl)amino]-, sodium salt (1:1), polymer with 2-propenamide, reaction products with glyoxal (CAS Reg. No. 2614959-08-7).
Notifier: SNF SA
Manufacturer/Supplier: SNF SA
SNF Inc.
Intended Use: For use as a dry-and wet-strength, drainage and dewatering agent employed prior to the sheet-forming operation in the manufacture of paper and paperboard, except for use in contact with infant formula and human milk (see Limitations/Specifications).
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS will be used at levels not to exceed 0.5 percent by weight of the dry fibers in the finished paper and paperboard. The finished articles may be used in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use A through H. 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: Apr 6, 2022
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 1.2 MB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) (in PDF, 228 kB)