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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. 2011

LPR Technologies

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 (PAA) (CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (HP) (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1), acetic acid (AA) (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: LPR Technologies
Manufacturer/Supplier: LPR Technologies
Intended Use: As an antimicrobial agent used in:
  1. Process water or ice used in washing, rinsing, or cooling whole or cut meat carcasses, parts, trim, and organs.
  2. Process water, ice, or brine used in washing, rinsing, or cooling processed and preformed meat products.
  3. Surface sauces and marinades applied on processed and preformed meat products.
Limitations/Specifications*: The components of the FCS will not exceed:
  1. 1800 ppm PAA, 700 ppm HP, 120 ppm HEDP, and 0.5 ppm DPA in process water or ice used in washing, rinsing, or cooling whole or cut meat carcasses, parts, trim, and organs.
  2. 495 ppm PAA, 193 ppm HP, 33 ppm HEDP, and 0.5 ppm DPA in process water, ice, or brine used in washing, rinsing, or cooling processed and pre-formed meat products.
  3. 50 ppm PAA, 17 ppm HP, 4 ppm HEDP, and 0.1 ppm DPA in surface sauces and marinades applied on processed and preformed meat products.
Effective Date: Nov 6, 2019
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF) (318 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) (in PDF) (134 kB)

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