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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. 637


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: Copolymer of 2,6-xylenol and 2,3,6-trimethylphenol(CAS Reg. No. 58295-79-7).
Notifier: SABIC Innovative Plastics
Manufacturer/Supplier: SHPP US LLC
Intended Use: As a component in the manufacture of articles intended to contact food.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS is intended to contact all types of food under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Sep 8, 2006
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 316 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)/EA Supplement