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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. 684

Omnova Solutions, Incorporated

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(butyl)acrylate containing no more than 10 weight percent of total polymer units from one or more of the following monomers: methyl methacrylate, methacrylic acid, ethylene glycol dimethacrylate and N-methylolmethacrylamide.
Notifier: Omnova Solutions, Incorporated
Manufacturer/Supplier: Omnova Solutions, Incorporated
Intended Use: For use as an adhesive in food contact articles.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS is either separated from the food by a functional barrier or used subject to the additional limitations in 21 CFR 175.105(a)(2) and (b). The FCS may be used in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use E through G, as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Mar 20, 2007
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo