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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. 887

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Food Contact Substance:  An aqueous 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-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), and optionally sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9).
Notifier:  Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc.
Manufacturer:  Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc.
Intended Use:  The FCS will be used as an antimicrobial additive in: (1) water or ice for washing, rinsing, cooling or otherwise processing whole or cut meat, including parts, trim, and organs; and, (2) water or ice applied to whole or cut poultry, including parts, trim, and organs as a spray, wash, rinse, dip, chiller water or scald water.
Effective Date:  06/18/2009
Limitations/Specifications:  Not to exceed 220 parts per million peroxyacetic acid, 85 parts per million hydrogen peroxide, and 11 parts per million 1-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site