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Environmental Decision Memo for Food Contact Notification No. 000413

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Date: May 26, 2004

From: Environmental Scientist, Environmental Review Group (ERG)
Division of Chemistry Research and Environmental Review (HFS-246)

Subject: FCN No. 413 - Polyester-polyurethane resin-acid dianhydride adhesives for use as an adhesive in laminate structures that are intended for use at retort temperatures

Notifier: Dainippon Ink Chemicals, Inc.
Tokyo, Japan 174-8520

To: Division of Food Contact Notifications (HFS-275)
Attention: Anna Shanklin, Ph.D.
Through: Layla I. Batarseh, Ph.D., Supervisor, ERG

Attached is the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for this food contact notification. When the notification becomes effective, this FONSI and the notifier's March 1, 2004, environmental assessment may be made available to the public.

Please let us know if there is any change in the identity or use of the food-contact substance.

Jonathan L. Chappell

Attachment

Finding of No Significant Impact

A food contact notification (FCN No. 413), submitted by Dainippon Ink Chemicals, Inc, to provide for the safe use of polyester polyurethane resin acid dianhydride adhesives for use as an adhesive in laminate structures that are intended for use at retort temperatures in contact with all food types.

The Environmental Review Group 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 information submitted by the notifier in an environmental assessment dated March 1, 2004.

Prepared by ______________________________________________________ Date: May 26, 2004
Jonathan L. Chappell, Environmental Scientist
Environmental Review Group
Division of Chemistry Research and Environmental Review
Office of Food Additive Safety
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Food and Drug Administration

Approved by _______________________________________________________ Date: May 26, 2004
Layla I. Batarseh, Ph.D., Supervisor
Environmental Review Group
Division of Chemistry Research and Environmental Review
Office of Food Additive Safety
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Food and Drug Administration

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