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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. 953

Arxada, LLC

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: 2, 4-Imidazolidinedione, 5,5-dimethyl (CAS Reg. No. 77-71-4).
Notifier: Lonza, Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Arxada, LLC
Intended Use: As a stabilizer for sodium hypochlorite used as antimicrobial in poultry chiller water.
Limitations/Specifications: For use at a level not to exceed 90 ppm (or 50 ppm available chlorine) in chiller water applied on poultry carcasses.
Effective Date: Mar 18, 2010
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 476 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)