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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. 2224

AFCO

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 (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), and, optionally, sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9).
Notifier: AFCO
Manufacturer/Supplier: AFCO
Intended Use: The FCS will be used as an antimicrobial agent in spray, wash, dip, rinse, mist, or chiller water, used in the processing of hard-boiled, peeled eggs.
Limitations/Specifications: The components of the FCS mixture will not exceed 2000 ppm peroxyacetic acid (PAA), 1447 ppm hydrogen peroxide (HP), and 85 ppm 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) in spray, wash, dip, rinse, mist, or chiller water, used in the processing of hard boiled, peeled eggs.
Effective Date: Jun 28, 2022
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 1.2 MB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) (in PDF, 248 kB)

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