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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. 662

Milliken Chemical

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: Nonitol, 1,2,3-trideoxy-4,6:5,7-bis-O-[(4-propylphenyl)methylene]- (CAS Reg. No. 882073-43-0).
Notifier: Milliken Chemical
Manufacturer/Supplier: Milliken Chemical
Intended Use: For use as a clarifying agent in polypropylene and high-polypropylene olefin copolymers.
Limitations/Specifications: For use at a level not to exceed 5000 ppm (0.5%) by weight of the finished polymer, in contact with all types of food under Conditions of Use C through H, as described in Table 2. The polymers containing the FCS will be used only in the form of molded articles.
Effective Date: Dec 14, 2006
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i) and (j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo