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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. 1098

Enviro Tech Chemical Services, 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: 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 ice used for processing poultry products.
Limitations/Specifications*: For use at a level not to exceed that needed to provide 450 ppm available bromine or 200 ppm available chlorine in water or ice applied to poultry products.
Effective Date: Oct 4, 2011
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (224 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)
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