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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. 2168

Enviro Tech Chemical Services, 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 mixture of peroxyacetic acid (PAA) (CAS Reg No 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (HP) (CAS Reg No 7722-84-1), acetic acid (CAS Reg No 64-19-7), dipicolinic acid (DPA) (CAS Reg No 499-83-2), and optionally sulfuric acid (CAS Reg No 7664-93-9).
Notifier: Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc.
Intended Use: As an antimicrobial agent applied during the tempering and before milling of grains of wheat, corn, and rice, except for use in contact with infant formula or human milk (see Limitations/Specifications).
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS may be applied to grain at a level not to exceed 3% by weight of the grain. The concentrations of the components of the FCS when it is applied to grain will not exceed 6000 ppm PAA, 8800 ppm HP, and 16 ppm DPA. The FCS is applied in the preparing, packing, or holding of the food for commercial purposes, consistent with the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) section 201(q)(1)(B)(i). The FCS is not for use in contact with infant formula or human milk. Such use was not included as part of the intended use of the substance in the FCN.
Effective Date: Oct 19, 2021
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 265 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) (in PDF, 214 kB)

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