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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. 818

ColorMatrix Group Inc.

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: Titanium nitride (CAS Reg. No. 25583-20-4). REPLACES FCN 716.
Notifier: ColorMatrix Group Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: ColorMatrix Group Inc.
Intended Use: As an additive in food-contact polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles.
Limitations/Specifications: For use at a maximum level not to exceed 20 ppm (w/w) in finished PET bottles, for direct contact with food types I through VI, under the Conditions of Use C through G, as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Effective Date: Jul 29, 2008
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 297 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)