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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. 1363

CraftChem, 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), and 1-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP, CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4).
Notifier: CraftChem, Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: CraftChem, Inc.
Intended Use: As an antimicrobial additive in water or ice used for: 1) washing, rinsing, cooling or processing whole or cut meat including parts, trim or organs, and 2) application to whole or cut poultry, including parts, trim and organs as a spray wash, rinse dip and in chiller water or scald water.
Limitations/Specifications: Final use concentrations for meat and poultry are limited to 220 ppm peroxyacetic acid, 80 ppm hydrogen peroxide, and 13 ppm HEDP.
Effective Date: Feb 25, 2014
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 257 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)