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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. 713

New Japan Chemical Company, Ltd.

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: 2,6-Naphthalenedicarboxamide, N,N'-dicyclohexyl- (CAS Reg. No. 153250-52-3).
Notifier: New Japan Chemical Company, Ltd.
Manufacturer/Supplier: New Japan Chemical Company, Ltd.
Intended Use: As a nucleating agent in propylene homopolymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1520(a)(l)(i) and (ii) and in propylene copolymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1520(a)(3)(i) or in propylene homopolymers and copolymers that are the subject of an effective notification.
Limitations/Specifications: For use at levels not to exceed 0.2 percent by weight of the finished polypropylene food-contact material. Food-contact articles containing the FCS can be used in contact with all food under Conditions of Use A through H as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Jun 12, 2007
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i) and (j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo