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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. 1379

Brainerd Chemical Company, 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 solution 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: Synergy Technologies, Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Brainerd Chemical Company, Inc.
Intended Use: As an antimicrobial agent to treat process water or ice as a spray, wash, rinse, dip, chiller water, or scald water for whole or cut poultry including parts, trim, and organs.
Limitations/Specifications: Not to exceed use concentrations of 2000 ppm peroxyacetic acid (PAA), 728 ppm hydrogen peroxide, and 13.3 ppm of HEDP for poultry.
Effective Date: Mar 1, 2014
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 3.43 MB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)