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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. 1522

Evonik Corporation

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 of 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-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP, CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), dipicolinic acid (DPA, CAS Reg. No. 499-83-2) and sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9)
Notifier: Evonik Corporation
Manufacturer/Supplier: Evonik Corporation
Intended Use: As an antimicrobial agent in process water and ice used in the production and preparation of poultry and processed and pre-formed meat and poultry.
Limitations/Specifications: The components of the FCS mixture will not exceed: (1) 1150 ppm peroxyacetic acid (PAA), 235 ppm hydrogen peroxide (HP), 2.5 ppm HEDP and 0.5 ppm DPA in spray, wash, rinse, dip, chiller water, low-temperature (e.g., less than 40°F) immersion baths, or scald water for whole or cut poultry carcasses, parts, trim, and organs (2) 230 ppm PAA, 50 ppm HP, 0.5 ppm HEDP, and 0.1 ppm DPA in process water, ice, or brine used for washing, rinsing, storing, or cooling of processed and pre-formed meat and poultry.
Effective Date: May 28, 2015
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 678 kb)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)

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