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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. 2062

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 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), sulfuric acid (SA) (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9), and 1-hydroxyethylidine-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4).
Notifier: Agri-Neo Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Agri-Neo Inc.
Intended Use: As an antimicrobial agent applied during the tempering and before milling of grains of wheat, corn, and rice.
Limitations/Specifications: The components of the FCS on grains will not exceed 114 ppm PAA, 1,704 ppm HP, 193 ppm AA, 25 ppm SA, and 12.5 ppm HEDP. 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).
Effective Date: Aug 6, 2020
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 752 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and EA Revision Sheet (in PDF, 151 kB)