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According to FDA official website, 3 food contact notifications (FCN) have been approved by FDA in May, and their information is shown in the table below:

Notifier

Effective Date

Name of The Substance

Intended Use

Limitations/Specifications

Hydrite Chemical Co.

May 5, 2018

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), l-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4), and, optionally, sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9).

As an antimicrobial agent in process water, ice, and brine used in the production and preparation of meat, poultry, processed and pre-formed meat and poultry products, fish, seafood, fruits, vegetables, and shell eggs; and in sauces and marinades used in the production and preparation of poultry and processed and pre-formed meat and poultry products.

The components of the FCS mixture will not exceed:

  1. 1200 ppm PAA, 862 HP, and 60 ppm HEDP in process water and ice used to spray, wash, rinse, or dip meat carcasses, parts, trim, and organs, and in chiller water or scald water for meat carcasses, parts, trim, and organs;
  2. 2000 ppm PAA, 1436 ppm HP, and 100 ppm HEDP in process water and ice used to spray, wash, rinse, or dip poultry carcasses, parts, trim, and organs and in chiller water, immersion baths (e.g., less than 40o F), or scald water for poultry carcasses, parts, trim, and organs;
  3. 466 ppm PAA, 335 ppm HP, and 23 ppm HEDP in water, brine, and ice for washing, rinsing, or cooling of processed or pre-formed meat products;
  4. 230 ppm PAA, 165 ppm HP, and 12 ppm HEDP in water, brine, and ice for washing, rinsing, or cooling of processed or pre-formed poultry products;
  5. 230 ppm PAA, 165 pm HP, and 12 ppm HEDP in process water and ice used to commercially prepare fish and seafood;
  6. 230 ppm PAA, 165 pm HP, and 12 ppm HEDP in water and ice used for washing or chilling fruits and vegetables in a food processing facility;
  7. 1200 ppm PAA, 862 pm HP, and 60 ppm HEDP in water for washing shell eggs;
  8. 46 ppm PAA, 33 pm HP, and 2 ppm HEDP in brines, sauces, and marinades applied either on the surface or injected into processed or unprocessed, cooked, or uncooked, whole or cut poultry parts and pieces; and
  9. 46 ppm PAA, 33 pm HP, and 2 ppm HEDP in surface sauces and in marinades applied on processed and preformed meat and poultry products.

Amorim & Irmãos, S.A.

May 8, 2018

Polyurethane resin produced by reacting a mixture of 2,4-toluene diisocyanate (CAS Reg. No. 584-84-9) and 2,6-toluene diisocyanate (CAS Reg. No. 91-08-7) with polyoxyethylene-polyoxypropylene glyceryl ether (CAS Reg. No. 9082-00-2) and 1,4-butanediol (CAS Reg. No. 110-63-4).

As a binder or adhesive in the manufacture of agglomerated cork stoppers that contact wine, sparkling wine, and microbrew beer under Conditions of Use E through G, as described in Table 2.

For use at levels not to exceed 18% by weight of finished agglomerated stoppers.

Hyosung Corporation

May 13, 2018

Carbon monoxide-ethylene-propylene terpolymer (CAS Reg. No. 88995-51-1). REPLACES FCN 1562

 

For use as a component of:

  1. multilayer flexible packaging;
  2. reheatable or microwavable rigid retort packaging; and
  3. repeated use food-contact articles; except for use in contact with infant formula and human milk (see Limitations/Specifications).

For use in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Tables 1 and 2. The FCS is not for use in contact with infant formula and human milk. Such uses were not included as part of the intended use of the substance in the FCN.

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