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FDA Adds Eleven New Substances to its Inventory of Effective FCS Notifications

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently added eleven new substances to its Inventory of Effective Food Contact Substances (FCS) Notifications. The newly listed substances and the manufacturers are listed below.



Food Contact Substance


Effective Date


Amorphous SiOC coating applied by catalytic chemical vapor deposition, utilizing vinylsilane (CAS Reg. No. 7291-09-0) as the starting material.


Kirin Company, Ltd.



Mar 31, 2018





Phthalimidomethyl copper phthalocyanine (CAS Reg. No. 68411-06-3).

Heubach Colour Pvt Ltd.

Mar 30, 2018



An aqueous mixture of peroxyacetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1), acetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 64-19-7), sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9), and 1-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4). REPLACES FCN 1743.


Agri-Neo Inc.

Mar 25, 2018


Hexanedioic acid polymer with 1,3-benzenedimethanamine (CAS Reg. No. 25718-70-1).


Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc.
MGC Advanced Polymers, Inc.

Mar 23, 2018



Copolymers of acrylonitrile, methyl acrylate, divinylbenzene, ethylvinylbenzene, and 1,7-octadiene, reacted with 3-(dimethylamino)-1-propylamine and chloromethane.


LANXESS Corporation

Mar 19, 2018



Polyester-polyurethane adhesive formulated from the following: Benzene, 1,1'-methylenebis[isocyanato (CAS Reg. No. 26447-40-5); hydrocinnamic acid 3,5-di-t-butyl-4-hydroxyoxtadecyl ester(CAS Reg. No. 2082-79-3); 1,6-Hexanediol (CAS Reg. No. 629-11-8); 2,2-Dimethyl-1,3-propanediol (CAS Reg. No. 126-30-7); Hexanedioic acid (CAS Reg. No.124-04-9); diethylene glycol (CAS Reg. No. 111-46-6); α-Hydro-ω-hydroxypoly[oxy(methyl-1,2-ethanediyl)] (CAS Reg. No. 25322-69-4); 1,3-Benzenedicarboxylic acid (CAS Reg. No. 121-91-5); 1,3-Isobenzofurandione (CAS Reg. No. 85-44-9); Dipropylene glycol (CAS Reg. No. 25265-71-8); Trimethylolpropane (CAS Reg. No. 77-99-6); Oxirane, 2-methyl-, polymer with α-hydro-ω-hydroxypoly[oxy(methyl-1,2-ethanediyl)] and 1,1′-methylenebis[isocyanatobenzene] (CAS Reg. No. 167883-19-4); 1,3-Propanediol, 2-methyl- (CAS Reg. No.2163-42-0).


COIM S.p.A, Italy

Mar 16, 2018



Poly((R)-3-hydroxybutyric acid-co-(R)-3-hydroxyhexanoic acid) (CAS Reg. No. 198007-37-3).


Kaneka North America LLC

Mar 5, 2018



Siloxanes and silicones, di-methyl, vinyl group-terminated, reaction products with polypropylene (CAS Reg. No. 1818406-81-3).


Dow Silicones Corporation

Feb 24, 2018



An aqueous solution of hydrogen peroxide (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1), aluminum nitrate,

nonahydrate (CAS Reg. No. 7784-27-2), and phosphoric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-38-2).


PeroxyChem, LLC

Feb 24, 2018



An aqueous mixture of peroxyacetic acid (PAA; CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1), acetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 64-19-7), 1-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), and optionally sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9).


Valley Chemical Solutions

Feb 24, 2018



2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, methyl ester, polymer with 1,3-butadiene, diethenylbenzene, ethenylbenzene, and butyl 2-propenoate (CAS. Reg. No. 39373-52-9).


The Dow Chemical Company

Feb 11, 2018