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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. 2112

Diversey, 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 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), and 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4).
Notifier: Diversey, Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Diversey, Inc.
Intended Use: As an antimicrobial agent in process water or ice for washing, rinsing, chilling, or processing fruits and vegetables in food processing facilities.
Limitations/Specifications: The components of the FCS mixture in process water or ice will not exceed: 350 parts per million (ppm) peroxyacetic acid (PAA), 630 ppm hydrogen peroxide (HP), and 16 ppm 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP).
Effective Date: Feb 20, 2021
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 780 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) (in PDF, 182 kB)