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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. 384

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Food Contact Substance:  35 percent Ammonium Bromide Solution (CAS Reg. No. 12124-97-9).
Notifier:  AmeriBrom, Inc.
Manufacturer:  AmeriBrom, Inc.
Intended Use:  As a component of a slimicide used in the production of paper and paperboard.
Effective Date:  01/09/2004
Limitations/Specifications:  For use at levels not to exceed 0.14 gallons per ton of dry weight fiber. The other component of this antimicrobial system is sodium hypochlorite (CAS Registry No. 7681-52-9). The paper and paperboard may contact all food types under Conditions of Use A through H as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site