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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. 2200

ExxonMobil Chemical Company and its stewarded affiliates around the world

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: Ethylene propylene copolymer (CAS Reg. No. 9010-79-1).
Notifier: ExxonMobil Chemical Company
Manufacturer/Supplier: ExxonMobil Chemical Company and its stewarded affiliates around the world
Intended Use: As an article or component of an article in contact with food, except for use in contact with infant formula and human milk (see Limitations/Specifications).
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS has a minimum number-average molecular weight of 45,000 Daltons. The FCS may be used in contact with all food types 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: Feb 25, 2022
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 100 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) (in PDF, 108 kB)

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