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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. 1132

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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), sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9, optional ingredient), and 1-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP, CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4).
Notifier:  Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc.
Manufacturer:  Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc.
Intended Use:  As an antimicrobial agent for use in process water used for washing, rinsing, or cooling whole or cut meat or poultry including carcasses, parts, trim, and organs.
Effective Date:  02/10/2012
Limitations/Specifications:  The final process water will not exceed: For poultry: 1000 ppm peroxyacetic acid, 385 ppm hydrogen peroxide, and 50 ppm HEDP. For meat (primarily as a spray): 400 ppm peroxyacetic acid, 155 ppm hydrogen peroxide, and 20 ppm HEDP.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site