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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. 727

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: 1,4-Benzenedicarboxylic acid compound with 1,6-hexanediamine (1:1), polymer with hexahydro-2H-azepin-2-one [Nylon 6/6T] (CAS Reg. No. 51025-80-0).
Notifier: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
Manufacturer/Supplier: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
Intended Use: As a component of repeat-use food contact articles including bakeware.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS may be used in contact with all food at temperatures up to 260oC (500oF).
Effective Date: Oct 12, 2007
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo