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Revonox® 420V Receives FDA FCN 2338 Approval

Chitec Technology Co., Ltd. is proud to announce that our antioxidant product, Revonox® 420V, received Food Contact Substance Notification (FCN) No. 2338 approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on June 1, 2024. Revonox® 420V, made from plant-based materials, is a low-carbon emission antioxidant that meets modern environmental standards.

Expanding Applications for Food Contact Materials

This approval allows Revonox® 420V to be used as an antioxidant and/or stabilizer in olefin polymers, suitable for single and repeat-use food contact applications, excluding infant formula and human milk. This approval significantly expands the application range of Revonox® 420V in food contact materials, greatly enhancing its versatility and practicality in various food packaging solutions.

Key Specifications and Limitations

  • Maximum Usage Level: Must not exceed 0.1% of the finished olefin polymer.
  • Applicable Polymers: Includes polypropylene homopolymers and copolymers, as well as high-density polyethylene homopolymers and copolymers.
  • Food Types and Conditions: Applicable to various food types and conditions as specified by the FDA, ensuring broad and safe usage in food packaging applications.

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About Chitec

Chitec was founded in 1998 by Dr. Chris Chiu. The company is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, and has branch offices in Houston, USA, and Shanghai, China. Besides its own sales force, Chitec has authorized more than 20 sales distributors globally, covering five continents. Both of the company's plants are located in Taiwan. Chitec is ISO 9001, 14001, 45001, and 14064-1 certified.

Chitec focuses on the R&D of specialty chemical additives for various industries, including electronics, automotive, aerospace, construction, packaging, and synthetic fibers. During this time, Chitec has steadily built up its major product lines, including UV stabilizers, Antioxidants, Photoinitiators, and Flame retardants.