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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. 1806

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 (AA) (CAS Reg. No. 64-19-7), 1-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), and optionally sulfuric acid (SA) (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9). REPLACES FCN 1419
Notifier: Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc.
Intended Use: As an antimicrobial agent in process water and ice used in poultry processing.
Limitations/Specifications: The components of the FCS mixture will not exceed 2000 ppm PAA, 770 ppm HP, and 100 ppm HEDP in process water applied as a 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.
Effective Date: Oct 4, 2017
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 819 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)