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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. 908

Enviro Tech Chemical Services

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
Manufacturer: Enviro Tech Chemical Services
Intended Use: The FCS will be used as an antimicrobial additive in process water, ice, or brine for washing, rinsing, storing or cooling of processed and pre-formed meat and poultry products.
Limitations/Specifications*: 1) The composition of the food-contact substance mixture will not exceed 220 parts per million peroxyacetic acid, 85 parts per million hydrogen peroxide, and 11 parts per million 1-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP). 2) The solution is limited to contact with processed and pre-formed meat and poultry products as described in 21 CFR 170.3 (n)(29) and (34).
Effective Date: Sep 24, 2009
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (752 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)/EA Supplement