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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. 1190

 
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Food Contact Substance:  1,3-dibromo-5,5-dimethylhydantoin (DBDMH) (CAS Reg. No. 77-48-5).
 
Notifier:  Albemarle Corporation
 
Manufacturer:  Albemarle Corporation
 
Intended Use:  As an antimicrobial agent in process water and ice for meat and poultry products.
 
Effective Date:  09/04/2012
 
Limitations/Specifications:  For use at a level not to exceed that needed to provide: 1) 900 ppm available bromine in water or ice applied to meat products; and 2) 450 ppm available bromine in water or ice applied to poultry products.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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