• Decrease font size
  • Return font size to normal
  • Increase font size
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Inventory of Effective Food Contact Substance (FCS) Notifications

  • Print
  • Share
  • E-mail
-
 

FCN No. 1025

 
Return to Listing
 
Food Contact Substance:  An equilibrium mixture of peroxyacetic acid, hydrogen peroxide and acetic acid stabilized with dipicolinic acid.
 
Notifier:  Evonik Degussa Corporation
 
Manufacturer:  Evonik Degussa Corporation
 
Intended Use:  As an antimicrobial agent to control microbial growth in wash and chilling water that contacts fruits and vegetables that are not raw agricultural commodities.
 
Effective Date:  12/28/2010
 
Limitations/Specifications:  The additive will be used in process water such that the level of hydrogen peroxide will not exceed 117 ppm, the level of peroxyacetic acid will not exceed 80 ppm and the level of dipicolinic acid will not exceed 0.25 ppm.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
-
-