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Environmental Decision Memo for Food Contact Notification No. 000105

Date: November 13, 2000

 

From: Environmental Scientist, Chemistry and Environmental Review Team (CERT)
Scientific Support Branch (HFS-207)

 

Subject: Premarket Notification FCN No. 000105 for the Use of Sodium acrylate/styrene sulfonate copolymer as a boiler Water Treatment where Steam may Contact Food

 

Notifier: Nalco Chemical Company
Naperville, IL 60563

 

To: Division of Petition Control (HFS-215)
Attention: Parvin Yasaei
Through: Team Leader, CERT

 

 

Attached is the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for this notification. When this notification becomes effective, the notifier's Environmental Assessment (EA) dated August 28, 2000, our Supplement to the EA dated October 27, 2000, and this FONSI 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.

 

 

 

Jeanette Glover Glew

 

 



 



 

 

Finding of No Significant Impact

A Premarket Notification (FCN 000105), submitted by Nalco Chemical Company, to provide for the safe use of sodium acrylate/styrene sulfonate copolymer as an antiscalant boiler treatment where steam from treated boilers may contact food.

 

 

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 and on the analysis contained in a supplement to the EA prepared by an environmental scientist at FDA.

 

 

 

Prepared by: _________________________________________ Date: _________________
Jeanette Glover Glew, Environmental Scientist
Chemistry and Environmental Review Team
Division of Product Policy
Office of Premarket Approval
Center of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Food and Drug Administration

 

 

 

Approved by: _________________________________________ Date: _________________
Layla I. Batarseh, Ph.D., Team Leader
Chemistry and Environmental Review Team
Division of Product Policy
Office of Premarket Approval
Center of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Food and Drug Administration