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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. 944

 
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Food Contact Substance:  Hypobromous acid (CAS Reg. No. 13517-11-8) generated on-site from an aqueous mixture of hydrogen bromide (CAS Reg. No. 10035-10-6) and sodium, potassium or calcium hypochlorite (CAS Reg. No. 7681-52-9, 7778-66-7 or 7778-54-3).
 
Notifier:  Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc.
 
Manufacturer:  Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc.
 
Intended Use:  As an antimicrobial in water or iced used for processing meat and poultry products.
 
Effective Date:  02/17/2010
 
Limitations/Specifications:  For use at a level not to exceed that needed to provide 300 ppm available bromine (or 133 ppm available chlorine) in water or ice applied to meat products, and 200 ppm available bromine (or 89 ppm available chlorine) in water or ice applied to poultry products.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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