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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. 663

Lanxess Deutschland GmbH

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: Sulfonic acids, C10-C18 alkane, phenyl esters (CAS Reg. No. 70775-94-9).
Notifier: Lanxess Deutschland GmbH
Manufacturer/Supplier: Lanxess Deutschland GmbH
Intended Use: As a plasticizer for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) polymers, for single and repeated-use food-contact articles.
Limitations/Specifications: For use at a maximum level not to exceed 46 weight-percent in finished PVC polymers, for direct contact with Food Types I, II, IVB, VIA, VIB, VIIB, and VIII, under the Conditions of Use E through G, as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Effective Date: Feb 7, 2007
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 33 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)