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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. 1096

Ecolab Inc.

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-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), and water (CAS Reg. No. 7732-18-5).
Notifier: Ecolab Inc.
Manufacturer: Ecolab Inc.
Intended Use: As an antimicrobial for use in process water applied to poultry parts, organs and carcasses as a spray, rinse, dip, chiller water or scald water.
Limitations/Specifications*: The process solution will not exceed the following component concentrations: peroxyacetic acid, 220 ppm; hydrogen peroxide, 162 ppm; and HEDP, 13 ppm.
Effective Date: Aug 24, 2011
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (751 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)