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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. 1081

 
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Food Contact Substance:  A mixture of peroxyacetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1), acetic acid, (CAS Reg. No. 64-19-7), 1-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4) and water.
 
Notifier:  FMC Corporation
 
Manufacturer:  FMC Corporation
 
Intended Use:  As an antimicrobial to control microorganisms in process water used to commercially prepare fish and seafood.
 
Effective Date:  06/30/2011
 
Limitations/Specifications:  The components of the FCS mixture are limited to use in process water at levels not to exceed 190 parts per million (ppm) peroxyacetic acid, 75 ppm hydrogen peroxide, and 10 ppm 1-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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