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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. 1693

Kroff Technologies

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 (PAA) (CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (HP) (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-l), acetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 64-19-7), 1-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), and optionally sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9).
Notifier: Aquagenics Technologies
Manufacturer/Supplier: Kroff Technologies
Intended Use: As an antimicrobial agent in process water or ice.
Limitations/Specifications: Components of the FCS mixture in process water or ice will not exceed:
  1. 400 parts per million (ppm) PAA, 100 ppm HP, and 5 ppm HEDP in spray, wash, rinse, dip, chiller water, or scald water for meat carcasses, parts, trim, and organs;
  2. 2000 ppm PAA, 500 ppm HP, and 27 ppm HEDP in spray, wash, rinse, chiller water, or scald water for poultry carcasses, parts, trim, and organs;
  3. 230 ppm PAA, 57 ppm HP, and 3 ppm HEDP for washing, rinsing, or cooling of processed and pre-formed meat and poultry products;
  4. 230 ppm PAA, 57 ppm HP, and 3 ppm HEDP to commercially prepare fish and seafood; and
  5. 350 ppm PAA, 88 ppm HP, and 5 ppm HEDP for fruits and vegetables in a processing facility.
Effective Date: Nov 25, 2016
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 1.5 MB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)

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