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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. 1036

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Food Contact Substance:  Hypobromous acid (CAS Reg. No. 13517-11-8) generated on-site from an aqueous mixture of hydrogen bromide (CAS Reg. No. 10035-10-6) and sodium, potassium or calcium hypochlorite (CAS Reg. No. 7681-52-9, 7778-66-7 or 7778-54-3).
Notifier:  Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc.
Manufacturer:  Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc.
Intended Use:  As an antimicrobial in water or ice used for processing meat products.
Effective Date:  02/27/2011
Limitations/Specifications:  For use at a level not to exceed that needed to provide 900 ppm available bromine (or 400 ppm available chlorine) in water or iced applied to meat products.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site