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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. 1394

Evonik Active Oxygens, 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: An aqueous mixture containing peroxyacetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0); hydrogen peroxide (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1); acetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 64-19-7); 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), and optionally sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9).
Notifier: PeroxyChem, LLC
Manufacturer/Supplier: Evonik Active Oxygens, LLC
Intended Use: As an antimicrobial in process water or ice for washing, rinsing, cooling, or storing of whole or cut meat including carcasses, parts, trim, and organs.
Limitations/Specifications: The components of the food-contact substance mixture will not exceed 400 ppm peroxyacetic acid, 267 ppm hydrogen peroxide, and 27 ppm 1-hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP).
Effective Date: Mar 20, 2014
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 597 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)