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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. 1082

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 or ice for washing, rinsing, storing or cooling of processed and pre-formed meat and poultry products.
Limitations/Specifications*: 1. The components of the FCS mixture will not exceed 220 parts per million (ppm) peroxyacetic acid, 85 ppm hydrogen peroxide, and 11 ppm 1-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid; 2) the FCS mixture is limited to contact with processed and pre-formed meat and poultry products as described in 21 CFR 170.3(n)(29) and (34).
Effective Date: Jun 30, 2011
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (2433 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)
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