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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. 883

EMS-Chemie AG

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: Poly[imino(2-methyl-1,4-cyclohexanediyl)methylene(3-methyl-1,4-cyclohexanediyl)imino(1,12-dioxo-1,12-dodecanediyl)] (CAS Reg. No. 163800-67-7).
Notifier: EMS-Chemie AG
Manufacturer/Supplier: EMS-Chemie AG
Intended Use: For use in repeat-use food-contact articles
Limitations/Specifications: For use in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Table 1 and Table 2. Adjuvant substances permitted for use in nylon polymers complying with 21 CFR 177.1500 may be used in the subject copolymer subject to any limitations regarding conditions of use, food types, or any other limitation in the authorizing regulation or notification.
Effective Date: Jun 3, 2009
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo