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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. 447

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), 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: To control microbial growth in wash water that contacts fruits and vegetables that are not raw agricultural commodities.
Limitations/Specifications*: The additive will be used in process water such that the level of hydrogen peroxide will not exceed 120 ppm, and the levels of peroxyacetic acid and HEDP will not exceed the limits specified in 21 CFR 173.315(a)(5).
Effective Date: Oct 14, 2004
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(q)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo