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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. 799

Innospec Limited

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: [S,S]-Ethylenediaminedisuccinic acid, trisodium salt (CAS Reg. No. 178949-82-1).
Notifier: Innospec Limited
Manufacturer/Supplier: Innospec Limited
Intended Use: As a chelating agent in the manufacture of food-contact paper and paperboard.
Limitations/Specifications: Present in the headbox at no more than 0.31 percent by weight of the dry fiber.
Effective Date: Apr 25, 2008
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 387 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)