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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. 710

Colors and Effects USA LLC

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: Anthra[2,1,9-def:6,5,10-d'e'f']diisoquinoline-1,3,8,10(2H,9H)-tetrone,2,9-bis[2,6-bis(1-methylethyl)phenyl]-5,6,12,13-tetraphenoxy- (CAS Reg. No. 112100-07-9).
Notifier: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
Manufacturer/Supplier: Colors and Effects USA LLC
Intended Use: As a colorant component in the top coat for paper and paper board which are used for packaging all kinds of foodstuff for marking paper.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS level in paper will not exceed 0.5 g/in2. The FCS is intended to contact all types of food under Conditions of Use E through G described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Jun 8, 2007
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo