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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. 187

Solvay Specialty Polymers Italy S.p.A.

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: Fluorinated polyurethane anionic resin (CAS Reg. No. 328389-91-9) prepared by reacting perfluoropolyether diol (CAS Reg. No. 88645-29-8), isophorone diisocyanate (CAS Reg. No. 4098-71-9), 2,2-dimethylolpropionic acid (CAS Reg. No. 4767-03-7), and triethylamine (CAS Reg. No. 121-44-8).
Notifier: Solvay Specialty Polymers Italy S.p.A.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Solvay Specialty Polymers Italy S.p.A.
Intended Use: As a water and oil repellent in the manufacture of paper and paperboard.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS will be used in the manufacture of paper and paperboard, at a level not to exceed 1.5 percent by weight of the finished dry paper and paperboard. Paper containing the FCS may contact all food types under Conditions of Use B through H , as described in Tables 1 and 2 respectively.
Effective Date: Mar 23, 2002
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo