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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. 477

Dr. W. Kolb AG

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: Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), α-eicosyl-ω-hydroxy- (CAS Reg. No. 26636-39-5).
Notifier: Dr. W. Kolb AG
Manufacturer/Supplier: Dr. W. Kolb AG
Intended Use: For use as an antistatic agent in polypropylene polymers and copolymers.
Limitations/Specifications: For use at levels not to exceed 1.0 weight percent of the finished article in contact with aqueous foods under Conditions of Use C through G, as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Feb 15, 2005
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i) and (j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo