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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. 1886

Diversey 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 containing peroxyacetic acid (PAA; CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (HP; CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1), acetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 64-19-7), 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP; CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), dipicolinic acid (DPA; CAS Reg. No. 499-83-2), and, optionally, sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9).
Notifier: Diversey Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Diversey Inc.
Intended Use: As an antimicrobial agent in process water, ice, or brine used in the production, processing, and preparation of poultry and meat as well as processed and/or pre-formed meat and poultry products.
Limitations/Specifications*: The components of the FCS mixture will not exceed:
(1) 2000 ppm PAA, 933 ppm HP, 118 ppm HEDP, and 0.5 ppm DPA in spray, wash, rinse, dip, chill, and scald water for whole or cut poultry carcasses, parts, trim, and organs;
(2) 400 ppm PAA, 187 ppm HP, 24 ppm HEDP, and 0.1 ppm DPA in spray, wash, rinse, dip, and chill water for whole or cut meat carcasses, parts, trim, and organs; and
(3) 230 ppm PAA, 107 ppm HP, 14 ppm HEDP, and 0.1 ppm DPA in process water, ice, or brine used for washing, rinsing, or cooling processed and pre-formed meat and poultry.
Effective Date: Sep 27, 2018
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) (in PDF)

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