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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. 1920

Diam Bouchage SAS
Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

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: Polyurethane resin produced by reacting hexamethylene diisocyanate homopolymer (CAS Reg. No. 28182-81-2) with castor oil (CAS Reg. No. 8001-79-4).
Notifier: Diam Bouchage SAS
Manufacturer/Supplier: Diam Bouchage SAS
Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
Intended Use: As a binder or adhesive in the manufacture of agglomerated cork stoppers that contact alcoholic beverages. The stoppers will function as closures for alcoholic beverage containers, i.e., Food Types VI-A and VI-C, under Conditions of Use D through G, as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Limitations/Specifications: For use at levels not to exceed 32% by weight of finished agglomerated cork stoppers.
Effective Date: Nov 6, 2018
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 778 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) (in PDF, 121 kB)