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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. 454

Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, 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: [1,1'-biphenyl]-4,4'-diol, polymer with 1,1'-sulfonylbis[4-chlorobenzene] (CAS Reg. No. 25608-64-4).
Notifier: Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC
Manufacturer/Supplier: Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC
Intended Use: The FCS will be used as a resin in the manufacture of molded repeat-use food-contact articles.
Limitations/Specifications: The finished FCS will have an average thickness range of 2 - 20 mm, and may be used in contact with all types of food and at temperatures not to exceed 204°C (400°F).
Effective Date: Nov 10, 2004
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo