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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. 295

Dr. Kareem I. Batarseh

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: Hydrogen peroxide
Notifier: Dr. Kareem I. Batarseh
Manufacturer/Supplier: Dr. Kareem I. Batarseh
Intended Use: As a component of an antimicrobial formulation for use on poultry carcasses, poultry parts, and whole and cut raw fruits and vegetables.
Limitations/Specifications: The ready-to-use concentration of hydrogen peroxide should not exceed 0.1 weight percent of the total formulation.
Effective Date: Feb 15, 2003
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 544 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)