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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. 1654

Enviro Tech Chemical Services, 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), 1-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), and optionally sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9).
Notifier: Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc.
Intended Use: As an antimicrobial agent in: (1) brines, sauces, and marinades applied either on the surface or injected into processed or unprocessed, cooked or uncooked whole or cut poultry or parts and pieces and (2) surface sauces and marinades applied on processed and preformed meat and poultry products as described in 21 CFR 170.3(n)(29) and (34).
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS may be used in brines, sauces and marinades at a level not to exceed 50 ppm as peroxyacetic acid, 18 ppm as hydrogen peroxide, and 6.0 ppm as HEDP.
Effective Date: Jun 28, 2016
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 402 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)