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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. 1662

Evonik Corporation

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 (PAA, CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (HP, 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), dipicolinic acid (DPA, CAS Reg. No. 499-83-2) and sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9).
Notifier: Evonik Corporation
Manufacturer/Supplier: Evonik Corporation
Intended Use: As an antimicrobial agent in the production of poultry.
Limitations/Specifications: For use in process water and ice in spray, wash, rinse, dip, chiller, or scald water for poultry carcasses, parts, and organs, where the maximum concentration will not exceed: 2000 ppm PAA, 403 ppm HP, 5 ppm HEDP, and 0.88 ppm DPA.
Effective Date: Sep 29, 2016
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 718 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)