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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. 1700

Buckman Laboratories, 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: Monochloramine (CAS Reg. No. 10599-90-3).
Notifier: Buckman Laboratories, Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Buckman Laboratories, Inc.
Intended Use: As an antimicrobial agent in process water used in poultry processing, including primary and secondary processing of whole or cut poultry.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS will be used in an amount not to exceed 50 ppm. The FCS will be generated by the reaction between ammonia and sodium hypochlorite using the oxamine generation process.
Effective Date: Nov 15, 2016
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 4.8 MB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)