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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. 880

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Food Contact Substance:  A mixture containing peroxyacetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (CAS Reg. No. 7722-81-1), acetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 64-19-7), 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), and water.
Notifier:  FMC Corporation
Manufacturer:  FMC Corporation
Intended Use:  As an antimicrobial agent for poultry carcasses.
Effective Date:  05/21/2009
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS may be added to process water applied to poultry parts, organs, and carcasses as a spray, wash, rinse, dip, chiller water, low-temperature (e.g., less then 40°F) immersion baths, or scald water, at a level not to exceed 2000 ppm peroxyacetic acid and 136 ppm 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site