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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. 1843

LANXESS Corporation

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: 2-propenoic acid, methyl ester, polymer with 1,7-octadiene, diethenylbenzene, ethenylethylbenzene and 2-propenenitrile, modified with N1,N1-dimethyl-1,3-propanediamine
Notifier: LANXESS Corporation
Manufacturer/Supplier: LANXESS Corporation
Intended Use: As a resin in food-contact applications to treat food solutions (see Limitations/Specifications).
Limitations/Specifications: The finished resin is intended for repeat use in the processing of food solutions of sugar, sweeteners, pectin, gelatin, polyols, and whey; fruit juice; and organic food acids. The FCS may be used to treat whey that is used in the production of infant formula. No other uses in contact with infant formula and human milk were included as part of the intended use of the substance in the FCN.
Effective Date: Apr 9, 2018
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo