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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. 1825

Dow Silicones Corporation
DDP Specialty Electronic Materials US 9, LLC

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: Siloxanes and silicones, methyl-phenyl, methyl-3,3,3-trifluoropropyl (CAS Reg. No. 1643944-25-5).
Notifier: Dow Corning Corporation
Manufacturer/Supplier: Dow Silicones Corporation
DDP Specialty Electronic Materials US 9, LLC
Intended Use: As an incidental lubricant to be used as, or a component of, bearing grease to lubricate facer roll bearings in paper and paperboard manufacturing, except for use in contact with infant formula and human milk (see Limitations/ Specifications).
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS may be used as, or a component of, bearing grease to lubricate only facer roll bearings in paper and paperboard equipment. The paper and paperboard may be in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Table 2. The FCS will not be used in contact with infant formula or human milk. Such uses were not included as part of the intended use of the substance in the FCN.
Effective Date: Dec 1, 2017
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo

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