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Inventory of Environmental Impact Decisions for Food Contact Substance Notifications

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This is a listing of the environmental decisions for food contact substance notifications. Each listing comprises an index, which is the Food Contact Notification (FCN) number, an abbreviated identity for the corresponding food contact substance (FCS), the assessment of environmental impacts prepared according to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and FDA’s determination of the potential environmental impacts.

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FCN No
(sorted Z-A)
Food Contact Substance NEPA Submission FDA Decision
2054 Chromium(3+) iron(3+) trioxidandiide (C.I. Pigment Brown 29; CAS Reg. No. 109414-04-2 and CAS Reg No. 12737-27-8). Cat Ex 25.32(i) Cat Ex Memo
2053 Manganese ferrite black hematite (C.I. Pigment Black 33, CAS Reg. No. 188735-18-4). Cat Ex 25.32(i) Cat Ex Memo
2052 Tricyclodecanedimethanol (CAS Reg. No. 26896-48-0 and 26160-83-8). EA FONSI
2050 Copolymer of acrylamide, 2-methacryloxyethyltrimethylammonium chloride, itaconic acid, and N,N'-methylenebis(acrylamide) (CAS Reg. No. 214495-32-6). EA FONSI
2047 Hydrogenated castor oil monoglycerides, acetylated (CAS Reg. No. 736150-63-3). EA FONSI
2045 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, polymer with butyl 2-propenoate, cyclohexyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate, methyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate, 2-oxiranylmethyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate, 1,2-propanediol mono(2-methyl-2-propenoate) and 2-propen-1-yl 2-methyl-2-propenoate (CAS Reg. No. 1874228-60-0). Cat Ex 25.32(i) and (j) Cat Ex Memo
2043 Cellulose acetate (CAS Reg. No. 9004-35-7), and optionally modified with propionate to form cellulose acetate propanoate (CAS Reg. No. 9004-39-1) resulting in up to 49 weight-percent propionate esters. EA FONSI
2039 Diallyldimethylammonium chloride polymer with acrylamide (CAS Reg. No. 26590-05-6) produced by copolymerizing up to 5 weight percent of acrylamide and up to 95 weight percent of diallyldimethylammonium chloride. Cat Ex 25.32(i) Cat Ex Memo
2038 Benzenesulfonic acid, 2-[2-(2,4-diamino-1,6-dihydro-6-oxo-5-pyrimidinyl)diazenyl]-5-methyl- (CAS Reg No. 1021701-36-9). EA FONSI
2037 Oleic acid, mono ester with oxybis(propanediol) (also known as diglyceryl monooleate) (CAS Reg. No. 49553-76-6). EA FONSI
2036 An aqueous mixture of peroxyacetic acid (PAA) (CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (HP) (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1), acetic acid (AA) (CAS Reg. No. 64-19-7), 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), dipicolinic acid (DPA) (CAS Reg. No. 499-83-2), and optionally sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9). REPLACES FCN 1639 EA FONSI
2035 Octadecyl 3,5-di-tert-butyl-4-hydroxyhydrocinnamate (CAS Reg. No. 2082-79-3). EA FONSI
2034 Copolymers of styrene (CAS Reg. No. 100-42-5), α-methylstyrene (CAS Reg. No. 98-83-9), butyl methacrylate (CAS Reg. No. 97-88-1), 2-ethylhexyl acrylate (CAS Reg. No. 103-11-7), methyl methacrylate (CAS Reg. No. 80-62-6), butyl acrylate (CAS Reg. No. 141-32-2), itaconic acid (CAS Reg. No. 97-65-4), methacrylic acid (CAS Reg. No. 79-41-4), hydroxypropyl acrylate (CAS Reg. No. 999-61-1 and CAS Reg. No. 2918-23-2), sodium methallyl sulfonate (CAS Reg. No. 1561-92-8), and sodium styrene sulfonate (CAS Reg. No. 2695-37-6). EA
(in PDF, 309 kB)
FONSI
(in PDF, 128 kB)
2033 An aqueous mixture of peroxyacetic acid (PAA) (CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (HP) (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1), acetic acid (AA) (CAS Reg. No. 64-19-7), 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), and optionally dipicolinic acid (DPA) (CAS Reg. No. 499-83-2) and/or sodium hydroxide (NaOH) (CAS Reg. No. 1310-73-2). REPLACES FCN 1426 EA
(in PDF, 319 kB)
FONSI
(in PDF, 142 kB)
2032 1,4-benzenedicarboxylic acid, (or dimethyl ester) polymer with 1,4-butanediol, adipic or sebacic acid, hexamethylene diisocyanate and further reacted with no more than 1 percent by weight of the polyhydric alcohol described in the notification. REPLACES FCN 907 and FCN 916 EA FONSI
2031 Zinc pyrithione (CAS Reg. No. 13463-41-7). Cat Ex 25.32(i) Cat Ex Memo
2029 An aqueous solution of hydrogen peroxide (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1) stabilized with 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4). EA FONSI
2028 Polyurethane resins (CAS Reg. No. 89097-02-9) derived from the reaction of diphenylmethane diisocyanate with 1,3-propanediol and polytetramethylene ether glycol. Cat Ex 25.32(j) Cat Ex Memo
2027 Silicic acid, aluminum magnesium sodium salt, (CAS Reg. No. 12040-43-6). EA FONSI
2026 Blocked isophorone diisocyanate (IPDI) polymer consisting of trimer, pentamer, heptamer, and nonamer oligomers, with the primary component of interest being the trimer (CAS Reg. No. 103170-26-9). REPLACES FCN 1039 EA
(in PDF, 162 kB)
FONSI
(in PDF, 122 kB)
2025 Cellulose, triacetate (CAS Reg. No. 9012-09-3). Cat Ex 25.32(j) Cat Ex Memo
2024 Acetic acid ethenyl ester, polymer with ethene and ethenol (CAS Reg. No. 26221-27-2). EA
(in PDF, 1.5 MB)
FONSI
(in PDF, 114 kB)
2023 A mixture of 35-60 percent hydroxysulfinoacetic acid, disodium salt (CAS Reg. No. 223106-41-0), 10-60 percent hydroxysulfoacetic acid, disodium salt (CAS Reg. No. 29736-24-1), and 0-40 percent sodium sulfite (CAS Reg. No. 7757-83-7). EA
(in PDF, 685 kB)
FONSI
(in PDF, 118 kB)
2022 Microfibrillated cellulose pulp (CAS Reg. No. 65996-61-4). Cat Ex 25.32(r) Cat Ex Memo
2021 Microfibrillated cellulose pulp (CAS Reg. No. 65996-61-4). Cat Ex 25.32(i) Cat Ex Memo
2020 Mixed esters of C5-C12 fatty acids with pentaerythritol, dipentaerythritol, and polypentaerythritol. Cat Ex 25.32(j) Cat Ex Memo
2019 Platinum 5,10,15,20-tetrakis(pentafluorophenyl)porphyrin (CAS Reg. No. 109781-47-7). Cat Ex 25.32(i) Cat Ex Memo
2017 bis(hydrogenated palm-oil alkyl)hydroxy amines (CAS Reg. No. 1374859-51-4). EA
(in PDF, 47 kB)
FONSI
(in PDF, 141 kB)
2014 2-propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, 1-methyl-1,3-propanediyl ester, polymer with 1,3-butadiene, butyl 2-propenoate, ethenylbenzene, and methyl-2-methyl-2-propenoate (CAS Reg. No. 143646-08-6 or 25101-28-4).REPLACES FCN 1508 Cat Ex 25.32(j) Cat Ex Memo
2013 Butyl acrylate (CAS Reg. No. 141-32-2). Cat Ex 25.32(i)
and (j)
Cat Ex Memo
2011 An aqueous mixture of peroxyacetic acid (PAA) (CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (HP) (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1), acetic acid (AA) (CAS Reg. No. 64-19-7), 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), dipicolinic acid (DPA) (CAS Reg. No. 499-83-2), and optionally sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9). EA
(in PDF, 318 kB)
FONSI
(in PDF, 134 kB)
2009 An aqueous mixture of peroxyacetic acid (PAA) (CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (HP) (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1), acetic acid (AA) (CAS Reg. No. 64-19-7), and, optionally, sulfuric acid (SA) (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9). EA
(in PDF, 502 kB)
FONSI
(in PDF, 117 kB)
2007 2-Propenoic acid, polymer with sodium phosphinate (1:1), neutralized with sodium, calcium, and/or magnesium (including CAS Reg. No. 129898-01-7 (Na salt), CAS Reg. No. 935545-65-6 (Mg Na salt)). Cat Ex 25.32(i) Cat Ex Memo
2006 An aqueous mixture of peroxyacetic acid (PAA) (CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (HP) (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1), acetic acid (AA) (CAS Reg. No. 64-19-7), sulfuric acid (SA) (CAS reg. No. 7664-93-9), and 1-hydroxyethylidine-1,1- diphosphonic acid (HEDP) (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4). EA
(in PDF, 224 kB)
FONSI
(in PDF, 135 kB)
2005 Trimethylolpropane trisorbate (TMPTS) (CAS Reg. No. 2307636-51-5). EA
(in PDF, 556 kB)
FONSI
(in PDF, 113 kB)
2004 Carbamodithioic acid, N,N-dibutyl-, C,C'-methylene ester (CAS Reg. No. 10254-57-6). Cat Ex 25.32(j) Cat Ex Memo
2002 Polyurethane resin produced by reacting a mixture of 2,4-toluene diisocyanate (CAS Reg. No. 584-84-9) and 2,6-toluene diisocyanate (CAS Reg. No. 91-08-7) with polyoxyethylene-polyoxypropylene glyceryl ether (CAS Reg. No. 9082-00-2) and 1,4-butanediol (CAS Reg. No. 110-63-4). EA
(in PDF, 651 kB)
FONSI
(in PDF, 134 kB)
2001 A mixture of 1-decene, polymer with sulfur dioxide (CAS Reg. No. 33990-98-6); 1,3-propanediamine, N1-(9Z)-9-octadecen-1-yl-, polymer with 2-(chloromethyl)oxirane (CAS Reg. No. 1010121-89-7); and dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid (CAS Reg. No. 27176-87-0). REPLACES FCN 1819 EA
(in PDF, 568 kB)
FONSI
(in PDF, 117 kB)
2000 An aqueous mixture of peroxyacetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1), acetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 64-19-7), sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9), and 1-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4). REPLACES FCN 1850 EA
(in PDF, 767 kB)
FONSI
(in PDF, 199 kB)
1998 Triphenyl phosphite, polymer with 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol and polypropylene glycol, C10-16 alkyl esters (CAS Reg. No. 1821217-71-3). EA
(in PDF, 481 kB)
FONSI
(in PDF, 177 kB)
1997 Polycyclooctene (CAS Reg. No. 25267-51-0), used in conjunction with cobalt stearate (CAS Reg. No. 13586-84-0) REPLACES FCN 1896 Cat Ex 25.32(i) Cat Ex Memo
1996 Acrylic resin derived from styrene (CAS Reg. No. 100-42-5), ethyl acrylate (CAS Reg. No. 140-88-5), and acrylic acid (CAS Reg. No. 79-10-7). Cat Ex 25.32(i) Cat Ex Memo
1995 An aqueous mixture of peroxylactic acid (PAA) (CAS Reg. No. 75033-25-9), hydrogen peroxide (HP) (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1), lactic acid (LA) (CAS Reg. No. 50-21-5), optionally 1-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), optionally sulfuric acid (SA) (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9), optionally dipicolinic acid (DPA) (CAS Reg. No. 499-83-2), and optionally phosphoric acid (PA) (CAS Reg. No. 7664-38-2). EA
(in PDF, 259 kB)
FONSI
(in PDF, 137 kB)
1993 1,3-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, 5-sulfo-, 1,3-dimethyl ester, sodium salt (1:1), polymer with dimethyl 1,4-benzenedicarboxylate and 1,2-ethanediol (CAS Reg. No. 27937-63-9). EA
(in PDF, 152 kB)
FONSI
(in PDF, 117 kB)
1991 Polyester-polyurethane adhesive formulated from the following: 1,3-benzenecarboxylic acid (CAS Reg. No. 121-91-5); 2-ethyl-2-(hydroxymethyl)-1,3-propanediol (CAS Reg. No. 77-99-6); hexanedioic acid (CAS Reg. No. 124-04-9); 1,2-propanediol (CAS Reg. No. 57-55-6); diphenylmethane 4,4'-diisocyanate (CAS Reg. No. 101-68-8); bis(isocyanatophenyl) methane (CAS Reg. No. 26447-40-5); castor oil (CAS Reg. No. 8001-79-4); 1-propanamine, 3-(trimethoxysilyl)-N-[3-(trimethoxysilyl)propyl]- (CAS Reg. No. 82985-35-1); poly[oxy(methyl-1,2-ethanediyl)], α-hydro-ω-hydroxy- (CAS Reg. No. 25322-69-4); ethanol, 2,2'-[1,2-ethanediylbis(oxy)]bis- (CAS Reg. No.112-27-6); poly[oxy(methyl-1,2-ethanediyl)], α,α',α''-1,2,3-propanetriyltris[ω-hydroxy- (CAS Reg. No. 25791-96-2). Cat Ex 25.32(i) Cat Ex Memo
1989 Cellulose acetate (CAS Reg. No. 9004-35-7), and optionally modified with propionate to form cellulose acetate propanoate (CAS Reg. No. 9004-39-1) resulting in up to 49 weight-percent propionate esters. Cat Ex 25.32(j) Cat Ex Memo
1988 Phosphorous acid, cyclic neopentanetetrayl bis(2,4-di-tert-butylphenyl) ester (CAS Reg. No. 26741-53-7). EA
(in PDF, 520 kB)
FONSI
(in PDF, 114 kB)
1986 An aqueous mixture of peroxyacetic acid (PAA) (CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (HP) (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1), acetic acid (AA) (CAS Reg. No. 64-19-7), 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), and optionally sulfuric acid (SA) (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9). REPLACES FCN 1867 EA
(in PDF, 688 kB)
FONSI
(in PDF, 137 kB)
1985 2-(dimethylamino)ethanol (CAS Reg. No. 108-01-0). EA
(in PDF, 553 kB)
FONSI
(in PDF, 119 kB)
1981 Silver-magnesium-zinc-aluminum-calcium-sodium-borate-phosphate glass. Cat Ex 25.32(i)
and (j)
Cat Ex Memo

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Food Contact Substance NEPA Submission FDA Decision

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