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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. 238

Velsicol Chemical Corp.

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: Diethylene glycol monobenzoate (CAS Reg. No. 20587-61-5).
Notifier: Velsicol Chemical Corp.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Velsicol Chemical Corp.
Intended Use: The FCS will be used as a component of adhesives complying with 21 CFR 175.105 Adhesives and with 21 CFR 177.1390 Laminate structures for use at temperatures of 250°F and above, paragraph (c)(2)(ii).
Limitations/Specifications: When used in compliance with 21 CFR 177.1390(c)(2)(ii), the required functional barrier must be aluminum foil.
Effective Date: Jul 31, 2002
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo