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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. 752

Nouryon Functional Chemicals 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: Formaldehyde, polymer with 1-naphthalenol (CAS Reg. No. 25359-91-5).
Notifier: Akzo Nobel Polymer Chemicals LLC
Manufacturer/Supplier: Nouryon Functional Chemicals LLC
Intended Use: For use only as an antiscaling or release agent, applied on the internal parts of reactors employed in the production of ethylene-vinyl chloride food-contact copolymers.
Limitations/Specifications: The residual level of the FCS in the copolymers will not exceed 4 parts per million.
Effective Date: Nov 13, 2007
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 364 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)/EA Supplement