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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. 2058

Covation Biomaterials LLC

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: Poly(ethylene furandicarboxylate) (CAS Reg. No. 52733-28-5).
Notifier: DuPont Industrial Biosciences LLC
Manufacturer/Supplier: Covation Biomaterials LLC
Intended Use: At levels of up to 16% in blends with poly(ethylene terephthalate) for direct contact with food, except for use in contact with infant formula and human milk (see Limitations/Specifications).
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS will be used in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use C through G. The FCS is not for use in contact with infant formula and human milk. Such uses were not included as part of the intended use of the substance in the FCN.
Effective Date: Jul 28, 2020
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 534 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) (in PDF, 104 kB)