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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. 863

Ecolab 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: Alcohols, linear, C12 - C16, ethoxylated propoxylated (CAS Reg. No.68213-24-1).
Notifier: Ecolab Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Ecolab Inc.
Intended Use: The FCS will be used as a surfactant component of rinse-aid products in commercial dishwashing machines/applications
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS will be used at concentrations not to exceed 37 ppm in the final rinse water.
Effective Date: Apr 18, 2009
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 361 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)