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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. 649

PTP Plastic Technologies & Products B.V.

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: Polyethylene terephthalate, modified with a derivative of hexamethyldisilazane and tetraethyl orthosilicate.
Notifier: PTP Plastic Technologies & Products B.V.
Manufacturer/Supplier: PTP Plastic Technologies & Products B.V.
Intended Use: For use as a basic resin in food-contact articles.
Limitations/Specifications: The modifier shall not exceed 5 percent by weight of the final polymer. Used in contact with all types of foods under Conditions of Use C through G as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Oct 3, 2006
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 540 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)