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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. 296

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Food Contact Substance:  Silver nitrate
Notifier:  Dr. Kareem I. Batarseh
Manufacturer:  Dr. Kareem I. Batarseh
Intended Use:  As a component of an antimicrobial formulation for use on poultry carcasses, poultry parts, and whole and cut raw fruits and vegetables.
Effective Date:  02/15/2003
Limitations/Specifications:  The ready-to-use concentration of silver nitrate should not exceed 1.1 ppm of the total formulation.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site