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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. 296

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: Silver nitrate
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 silver nitrate should not exceed 1.1 ppm of the total formulation.
Effective Date: Feb 15, 2003
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 576 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)