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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. 1236

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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-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), and water (CAS Reg. No. 7732-18-5).
Notifier:  Ecolab Inc.
Manufacturer:  Ecolab Inc.
Intended Use:  As an antimicrobial agent on meat carcasses, parts, trims and organs. The FCS will be added as a spray, rinse, dip, chiller water or scald water.
Effective Date:  02/12/2013
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used in accordance with current industry practice where the process solution will not exceed the following component concentrations: peroxyacetic acid, 220 ppm; hydrogen peroxide, 162 ppm; and HEDP, 13 ppm.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site