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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. 887

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), 1-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), and optionally sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9).
Notifier: Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc.
Manufacturer: Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc.
Intended Use: The FCS will be used as an antimicrobial additive in: (1) water or ice for washing, rinsing, cooling or otherwise processing whole or cut meat, including parts, trim, and organs; and, (2) water or ice applied to whole or cut poultry, including parts, trim, and organs as a spray, wash, rinse, dip, chiller water or scald water.
Limitations/Specifications*: Not to exceed 220 parts per million peroxyacetic acid, 85 parts per million hydrogen peroxide, and 11 parts per million 1-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid.
Effective Date: Jun 18, 2009
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (685 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)