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

FCN No.

Food Contact Substance

Manufacturer/Supplier

Effective Date

2112

An aqueous mixture containing peroxyacetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1), acetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 64-19-7), and 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4).

Diversey, Inc.

February 20, 2021

2111

Methacrylic acid, polymer with butyl acrylate, styrene, itaconic acid and acrylamide, sodium salt.

SEIKO PMC Corporation

February 24, 2021

2108

Silicic acid, aluminum magnesium sodium salt, CAS Reg. No. 12040-43-6. REPLACES FCN 2027

W. R. Grace & Co.-Conn

February 6, 2021

2107

Hydroquinone (CAS Reg. No. 123-31-9). REPLACES FCN 1460

The Sherwin-Williams Company

February 5, 2021

2095

Bicyclo[2.2.1]heptane-2,3-dicarboxylic acid, calcium salt (1:1), (1R,2R,3S,4S)-rel- (CAS Reg. No. 839683-04-4)

Milliken Chemical, Division of Milliken & Co

February 13, 2021

2039

Diallyldimethylammonium chloride polymer with acrylamide (CAS Reg. No. 26590-05-6) produced by copolymerizing up to 5 weight percent of acrylamide and up to 95 weight percent of diallyldimethylammonium chloride.

Buckman Laboratories, Inc.

June 20, 2020

2007

2-Propenoic acid, polymer with sodium phosphinate (1:1), neutralized with sodium, calcium, and/or magnesium (including CAS Reg. No. 129898-01-7 (Na salt), CAS Reg. No. 935545-65-6 (Mg Na salt))

Coatex and Affiliates

January 3, 2020

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