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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. 900

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Food Contact Substance:  Sodium Chlorite (CAS Reg. No. 7758-19-2).
Notifier:  Bio-Cide International, Inc.
Manufacturer:  Bio-Cide International, Inc.
Intended Use:  As an antimicrobial agent in water and ice that are used to rinse, wash, thaw, transport, or store seafood.
Effective Date:  08/21/2009
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS is intended for use in water and ice to achieve an actual use concentration of 13-26 ppm. Any seafood that is intended to be consumed raw shall be subjected to a potable water rinse prior to consumption.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site