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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. 702


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: Carbonic dichloride, polymer with 4,4'-cyclohexylidenebis[2-methylphenol] and 4,4'-(1- methylethylidene)bis[phenol], bis[4-(1-methyl-1-phenylethyl)phenyl] ester (CAS Reg. No. 411234-34-9).
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 may be used in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use B through H, as described in Table 2. Adjuvant substances permitted for use in polycarbonate resin complying with 21 CFR 177.1580 may be used in the polymer that is the subject of this notification, subject to any limitations in the authorizing regulation or notification.
Effective Date: May 19, 2007
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 554 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)/EA Supplement