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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. 1132

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: An aqueous 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), sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9, optional ingredient), and 1-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP, CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4).
Notifier: Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc.
Manufacturer: Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc.
Intended Use: As an antimicrobial agent for use in process water used for washing, rinsing, or cooling whole or cut meat or poultry including carcasses, parts, trim, and organs.
Limitations/Specifications*: The final process water will not exceed: For poultry: 1000 ppm peroxyacetic acid, 385 ppm hydrogen peroxide, and 50 ppm HEDP. For meat (primarily as a spray): 400 ppm peroxyacetic acid, 155 ppm hydrogen peroxide, and 20 ppm HEDP.
Effective Date: Feb 10, 2012
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (69 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)