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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. 823

Phygen Coatings, 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: Chromium Nitride (CAS Reg. No. 24094-93-7).
Notifier: Phygen Coatings, Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Phygen Coatings, Inc.
Intended Use: The FCS will be used as a component of surface coating on repeat-use food processing and food packaging equipment to prevent abrasive wear to the components of the equipment.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS will be applied at a maximum thickness of 10 µm and the finished food-contact equipment will be used in contact with all food types, and under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Table 2.
Effective Date: Aug 20, 2008
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo