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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. 289

Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics Corporation

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: Boron nitride (CAS Reg. No. 10043-11-5).
Notifier: Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics Corporation
Manufacturer/Supplier: Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics Corporation
Intended Use: The FCS will be used as a processing aid in the production of olefin polymers complying with the provisions 21 CFR 177.1520.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS will be used as a component of olefin polymers in contact with all types of food, at a level not to exceed 0.1 weight percent, and under Conditions of Use B through H as described in Table 2
Effective Date: Apr 1, 2003
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo