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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. 726

BASF Aktiengesellschaft

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(oxy-p-phenylenesulfonyl-p-phenylene) resin (CAS Reg. No. 25667-42-9).
Notifier: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
Manufacturer/Supplier: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
Intended Use: As food-contact articles or components of food-contact articles.
Limitations/Specifications: For use in direct contact with all food types, including ready-cooked food such as baby food which will be heated in a microwave oven at temperatures exceeding 250oF, i.e., under the Conditions of Use A through H, and J, as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Oct 9, 2007
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 269 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)/EA Supplement