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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. 1082

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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 or ice for washing, rinsing, storing or cooling of processed and pre-formed meat and poultry products.
Effective Date:  06/30/2011
Limitations/Specifications:  1. The components of the FCS mixture will not exceed 220 parts per million (ppm) peroxyacetic acid, 85 ppm hydrogen peroxide, and 11 ppm 1-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid; 2) the FCS mixture is limited to contact with processed and pre-formed meat and poultry products as described in 21 CFR 170.3(n)(29) and (34).
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site