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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. 711

Styrolution Europe 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: Styrene-1,3-butadiene block copolymer containing 60 - 75 weight-percent of polymer units derived from styrene (CAS Reg. No. 106107-54-4).
Notifier: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
Manufacturer/Supplier: Styrolution Europe GmbH
Intended Use: The FCS is intended for use in the manufacture of food-contact polymer films and coatings.
Limitations/Specifications: Finished articles containing the FCS may be used in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Tables 1 and 2, respectively.
Effective Date: Jun 8, 2007
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 434 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)