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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. 1094

 
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Food Contact Substance:  An aqueous 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 (HEDP, CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), dipicolinic acid (DPA, CAS Reg. No. 499-83-2) and sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9).
 
Notifier:  Evonik Degussa Corporation
 
Manufacturer:  Evonik Degussa Corporation
 
Intended Use:  As an antimicrobial agent on meat carcasses, parts, trim, and organs.
 
Effective Date:  08/11/2011
 
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used in accordance with current industry practice where the maximum concentration of peroxyacetic acid is 230 ppm, the maximum concentration of hydrogen peroxide is 75 ppm, the maximum concentration of HEDP is 1 ppm, and the maximum concentration of dipicolinic acid is 0.5 ppm.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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