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Environmental Decision Memo for Food Contact Notification No. 000846

Date:September 16, 2008
From:Supervisor, Environmental Review Team (ERT)
Office of Food Additive Safety (HFS-246)
Subject:FCN No. 846 - 1,2-Benzisothiazol-3(2H)-one for use as an antimicrobial agent in the manufacture of latex gloves for repeat–use food contact applications.
Notifier:DOW Chemical Company
1803 Building, # 416
Midland, MI, USA
To:Division of Food Contact Notifications (HFS-275)
Attention: Ken McAdams


 

Attached is the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for FCN 846. When this notification becomes effective, the FONSI and the notifier's EA, dated September 12, 2008, may be made available to the public, and we will post them on the internet at http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~rdb/opa-envt.html.*

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

Layla I. Batarseh, Ph.D.

Attachment:
Finding of No Significant Impact


Finding of No Significant Impact

A food contact notification (FCN No. 846), submitted by the DOW Chemical Company, to provide for the safe use of 1,2-Benzisothiazol-3(2H)-one as an antimicrobial in the manufacture of latex gloves for repeat–use food contact applications.

The 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 information submitted by the notifier in the notification, including an environmental assessment, dated September 12, 2008.

Prepared by __________________________________________Date: September 16, 2008
Layla I. Batarseh, Ph.D., Supervisor
Environmental Review Team
Office of Food Additive Safety
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Food and Drug Administration


*The FDA web links cited in this article are now out of date. The new FDA websites can be accessed from the Food Ingredients and Packaging section under the Food topic of www.fda.gov.