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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. 925

Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co., 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: 1,3-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, polymer with 1,3-benzenedimethanamine and hexanedioic acid (CAS Reg. No. 28628-75-3).
Notifier: Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co., Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co., Inc.
Intended Use: As the non food-contact layer in applications in which the food-contact layer is a polymer authorized for the intended use.
Limitations/Specifications: The food-contact polymer may be used in contact with all foods, except those containing more than 15 percent alcohol, under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Tables 1 and 2. The FCS may contain no more than 10 mole percent of isophthalic acid-1,3-benzenedimethanamine polymer units.
Effective Date: Feb 2, 2010
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 459 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)