Environmental Decision Memo for Food Contact Notification No. 000062
Date: June 26, 2000
From: Chemistry and Environmental Review Team
Division of Product Policy (HFS-205)
Subject: Premarket Notification (FCN No. 000062) Amorphous Hydrogenated Carbon for Use as an Internal Coating for Food Containers
Notifier: Sidel S.A.
c/o Keller and Heckman
Washington, D.C. 20001
To: Division of Petition Control (HFS-215)
Attention: Hortense Macon
Attached is the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the above-cited Premarket Notification. When this notification becomes effective, the EA, the FONSI, and Mr. Timothy Begley's letter dated May 3, 2000, may be made available to the public. Please let me know if there is any change in the identity or use of the food-contact substance that would be inconsistent with the identity and use described in the FONSI.
Finding of No Significant Impact
A Premarket Notification (FCN No. 000062), submitted by Sidel S.A. to provide for the safe use of amorphous hydrogenated carbon as an internal coating for food containers
The Chemistry and Environmental Review Team has determined that allowing this notification to become effective will not significantly affect the quality of the human environment and therefore will not require the preparation of an environmental impact statement. This finding is based on an environmental assessment prepared by the notifier.
Prepared by: __________________________________________ Date: June 26, 2000
Layla I. Batarseh, Ph.D., Team Leader
Chemistry and Environmental Review Team
Division of Product Policy
Office of Premarket Approval
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Food and Drug Administration