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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. 334

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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 in chiller water used during poultry processing.
Effective Date:  08/06/2003
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used at a level not to exceed that needed to provide the equivalent of 100 parts per million (ppm) of available bromine in the chiller water.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site