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Environmental Decision Memo for Food Contact Notification No. 000897

Date:5/19/2009
From:Environmental Toxicologist, Environmental Review Team (ERT)
Office of Food Additive Safety (HFS-246)
Subject:FCN No. 897 - Alcohols, C12-15 ethoxylated propoxylated that are formulated into rinse-aid products.
Notifier:Ecolab Inc.
c/o Exponent,
Lisle, IL 60532
To:Division of Food Contact Notifications (HFS-275)
Attention: Julius Smith
Through: William H. Lamont, Acting Supervisor, ERT

Attached is the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for FCN 897. After this notification becomes effective, this FONSI and the notifier's environmental assessment, dated December 12th, 2008, may be made available to the public and we will post them on the internet where they can be accessed from the Food Ingredients and Packaging section under the Food topic of www.fda.gov.

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

 

Ron C. Hardman, Ph.D.

 

Attachment:
Finding of No Significant Impact


Finding of No Significant Impact

A food contact notification (FCN No. 897), submitted by Ecolab Inc., to provide for the safe use of Alcohols, C12-15 ethoxylated propoxylated that are formulated into its rinse-aid products.

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 in the notification, including an environmental assessment, dated December 12th, 2008, submitted by the notifier and other information known to the agency.

 

Prepared by __________________________________________Date: May 19, 2009
Ron C. Hardman, Toxicologist
Environmental Review Team
Office of Food Additive Safety
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Food and Drug Administration

Approved by __________________________________________Date: May 19, 2009
William H. Lamont, Acting Supervisor
Environmental Review Team
Office of Food Additive Safety
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Food and Drug Administration