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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. 1370

CDG Environmental, LLC

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: Chlorine dioxide (CAS Reg. No. 10049-04-4).
Notifier: CDG Environmental, LLC
Manufacturer/Supplier: CDG Environmental, LLC
Intended Use: As an antimicrobial agent in water used to wash fruits and vegetables that are not raw agricultural commodities. A potable water rinse will no longer be required for those fruits and vegetables that are not further processed by blanching, cooking or canning.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS will be used at levels not to exceed 3 ppm residual chlorine dioxide.
Effective Date: Feb 25, 2014
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 552 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)