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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Inventory of Effective Food Contact Substance (FCS) Notifications

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FCN No. 1035

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Food Contact Substance:  Mixture of peroxyacetic acid (PAA; CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (HP; CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1), hydroxylethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP; CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), dipicolinic acid (DPA; CAS Reg. No. 499-83-2), and acetic acid (AA).
Notifier:  Solvay Chemicals Inc.
Manufacturer:  Solvay Chemicals Inc.
Intended Use:  The FCS will be added to: (1) process water for washing, rinsing, cooling or processing meat carcasses, parts, trim and organs; and (2) process water applied to poultry parts, organs and carcasses as a spray, rinse, dip, chiller water or scald water.
Effective Date:  02/18/2011
Limitations/Specifications:  The maximum use levels for the components of the FCS in process water are: PAA- 230 ppm; HP- 350ppm; HEDP- 14 ppm; and DPA- 0.5 ppm.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site