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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. 2106

Agri-Neo Inc.

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 solution of hydrogen peroxide (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1) stabilized with 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4). REPLACES FCN 2029
Notifier: Agri-Neo Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Agri-Neo Inc.
Intended Use: As an antimicrobial agent for use as a spray on seeds for sprouting (alfalfa, clover, broccoli, flax, and chia), edible seeds (chia, flax, hemp, millet hulled, pumpkin, sesame, sunflower kernel, and quinoa), nuts (almond, cashew, walnut, brazil nuts, hazelnuts, macadamia and pecans), and all spices.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS will be applied in the preparing, packing, or holding of the food for commercial purposes, consistent with the FD&C Act section 201(q)(1)(B)(i), at a level not to exceed 7.9 g hydrogen peroxide per kg of seeds, nuts, or spices. The concentration of HEDP in the FCS will not exceed 60 ppm. The treated edible seeds may be consumed directly or further processed into flour, protein, or oil. The treated edible nuts are intended to be consumed as nuts. The treated seeds for sprouting are intended to be consumed as sprouts. The treated spices may be consumed directly.
Effective Date: Jan 21, 2021
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 287 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and EA Revision Sheet (in PDF, 112 kB)

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