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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. 1035

Solvay Chemicals 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: Mixture of peroxyacetic acid (PAA; CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (HP; CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1), hydroxylethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP; CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), dipicolinic acid (DPA; CAS Reg. No. 499-83-2), and acetic acid (AA).
Notifier: Solvay Chemicals Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Solvay Chemicals Inc.
Intended Use: The FCS will be added to: (1) process water for washing, rinsing, cooling or processing meat carcasses, parts, trim and organs; and (2) process water applied to poultry parts, organs and carcasses as a spray, rinse, dip, chiller water or scald water.
Limitations/Specifications: The maximum use levels for the components of the FCS in process water are: PAA- 230 ppm; HP- 350ppm; HEDP- 14 ppm; and DPA- 0.5 ppm.
Effective Date: Feb 18, 2011
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 421 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)