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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. 541

BASF 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: Poly[[6-[(1,1,3,3- tetramethybutyl)amino]-s-triazine-2,4-diyl][2,2,6,6- tetramethyl-4-piperidyl)imino]hexamethylene[(2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-4-piperidyl)imino]] (CAS Reg. No. 70624-18-9)
Notifier: Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corporation
Manufacturer/Supplier: BASF Corporation
Intended Use: As an antioxidant/stabilizer for use in polyethylene polymers identified in 21 CFR 177.1520(c), items 2.1, 2.2, and 2.3, having a density greater than or equal to 0.94 grams per cubic centimeter.
Limitations/Specifications: Not to exceed 0.3 percent by weight in the finished food-contact article.
Effective Date: Nov 24, 2005
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i) and (j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo