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Environmental Decision Memo for Food Contact Notification No. 000078

Date: June 7, 2000

 

From: Chemistry and Environmental Review Team
Division of Product Policy (HFS-205)

 

Subject: Premarket Notification (FCN No. 000078) for Perflouroalkyl Substituted Carboxylic Acid as Oil and Water Repellent for Paper and Paperboard

 

Notifier: Lubrizol Corporation
c/o Keller and Heckman
Washington, D.C. 20001

 

To: Division of Petition Control (HFS-215)
Attention: Andy Zajac

 

 

Attached is the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the above cited Premarket Notification. When this notification becomes effective, the EA and FONSI should 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.

 

 

 

Layla I. Batarseh, Ph.D.

 

 

 



 



 

 

Finding of No Significant Impact

A Premarket Notification (FCN No. 000078), submitted by Lubrizol, to provide for the safe use of decanedioic acid (sebacic acid, CAS Registry No. 111-20-6) when used at levels not to exceed 0.5% as an anti-wear agent in lubricants with incidental food contact

 

 

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 petitioner.

 

 

Prepared by: ________________________________ Date: June 7, 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