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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. 1738

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 (HEDP; CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), and optionally sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9). REPLACES FCN 447
Notifier: Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc.
Intended Use: As an antimicrobial agent in process water or ice used in the production, processing and preparation of meat, fruits, and vegetables.
Limitations/Specifications*: The components of the FCS mixture will not exceed: (1) 1200 ppm PAA, 275 ppm hydrogen peroxide, and 33 ppm HEDP in process water or ice used for washing, rinsing, or cooling whole or cut meat, including hides, carcasses, parts, trim and organs; (2) 500 ppm PAA, 115 ppm hydrogen peroxide, and 14 ppm HEDP in process water or ice used for washing or chilling fruits and vegetables in food processing facilities.
Effective Date: Mar 28, 2017
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (750 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)
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