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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. 1081

PeroxyChem, LLC

According to Section 409(h)(1)(C) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, food contact substance notifications (FCNs) are effective only for the listed manufacturer and its customers. Other manufacturers must submit their own FCN for the same food contact substance and intended use.

Food Contact Substance: A 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 water.
Notifier: PeroxyChem, LLC
Manufacturer: PeroxyChem, LLC
Intended Use: As an antimicrobial to control microorganisms in process water used to commercially prepare fish and seafood.
Limitations/Specifications*: The components of the FCS mixture are limited to use in process water at levels not to exceed 190 parts per million (ppm) peroxyacetic acid, 75 ppm hydrogen peroxide, and 10 ppm 1-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid.
Effective Date: Jun 30, 2011
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (1820 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)