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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. 1496

Trinity Resources Ltd.

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: Pyrophyllite (CAS Reg. No. 12269-78-2)
Notifier: Trinity Resources Ltd.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Trinity Resources Ltd.
Intended Use: To be used as an anti-blocking (anti- sticking) agent in polymer film resins that may contact food.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS is to be used at levels not to exceed 5 wt-% in the final polymer resin that will be used in wrapping all types of vegetable and animal products, unprocessed and processed. The FCS will be completely blended in the polymer resin.
Effective Date: Mar 6, 2015
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 950 kb)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)