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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. 2071

Fuji WPC Co., 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: Amorphous hydrogenated carbon coating produced from acetylene as the carbon source in a radio-frequency plasma as described in the notification.
Notifier: Fuji WPC Co., Ltd.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Fuji WPC Co., Ltd.
Intended Use: As a coating for repeat use processing equipment in contact with all food types, except for use in contact with infant formula and human milk (see Limitations/Specifications).
Limitations/Specifications: The amorphous hydrogenated carbon coating is intended for use at a thickness not to exceed 1 micrometer and may be used with all food types, except for infant formula and human milk. Such uses were not included as part of the intended use of the substance in the FCN.
Effective Date: Sep 25, 2020
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo