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M-b-369: Dairymaster USA, Inc. Rotary Swiftflo Revolver Milk Swivel, Model SR331

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HHS:PHS:FDA:CFSAN:OFS:DPDFS:DEB:MST

5100 Paint Branch Parkway
College Park, MD 20740-3835

M-b-369

November 13, 2012

TO: All Regional Food and Drug Directors
Attn: Regional Milk Specialists

FROM: Dairy and Egg Branch/Milk Safety Team (HFS-316)

SUBJECT: Dairymaster USA, Inc. Rotary Swiftflo Revolver Milk Swivel, Model SR331

The Dairymaster USA, Inc. Rotary Swiftflo Revolver Milk Swivel, Model SR331 is the center pivot fitting for a Dairymaster USA, Inc. rotary milking system.

In accordance with M-I-00-2, Milk and Milk Product Equipment – A Guideline for Evaluating Construction, FDA's Pacific/Southwest Region Milk Specialists and CFSAN's Dairy and Egg Branch/Milk Safety Team have specifically evaluated the Dairymaster USA, Inc. Rotary Swiftflo Revolver Milk Swivel, Model SR331, and have validated and confirmed the technical information submitted by Dairymaster USA, Inc. and the review findings of the Pacific/Southwest Region Dairy Equipment Review Committee (PSRDERC).

When the Dairymaster USA, Inc. Rotary Swiftflo Revolver Milk Swivel, Model SR331 is constructed, installed, operated and maintained in accordance with and as described in the submission documents from Dairymaster USA, Inc. and titled PSRDERC Revision No. 5, it has been found to meet the applicable provisions of Item 9r-Utensils and Equipment - Construction of the Grade "A" Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO).

The technical information that was submitted by Dairymaster USA, Inc. and reviewed by PSRDERC addressing the Dairymaster USA, Inc. Rotary Swiftflo Revolver Milk Swivel, Model SR331 constitutes PSRDERC's Engineering Design and Technical Construction File (EDTCF) PR-08-05. The material in the EDTCF is the property of the Dairymaster USA, Inc. and may be provided at their discretion.

For additional information regarding this equipment and to request a copy of the documents, please contact:

Dairymaster USA, Inc.
11405 Sebring Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45240-2797
Attn: Mike Piche'
Phone: (513) 942-0868
Email: mpiche@dairymaster.com

FDA's review and acceptance of the Dairymaster USA, Inc. Rotary Swiftflo Revolver Milk Swivel, Model SR331 does not constitute FDA or State Regulatory Agency endorsement or approval. Any representation on a label or in printed literature citing or indicating as "FDA Approved" would be considered as false and misleading.

An electronic version of this memorandum is available for distribution to Regional Milk Specialists, State Milk Regulatory Agencies and State Milk Sanitation Rating Officers in your region. The electronic version should be widely distributed to representatives of the dairy industry and other interested parties and will also be available on the FDA Web Site at www.fda.gov at a later date.

If you would like an electronic version of this document prior to it being available on the FDA Web Site, please e-mail your request to Robert.Hennes@fda.hhs.gov.

/s/

Randy Elsberry
FDA Regional Dairy Specialist
Pacific Region

/s/

Robert Hennes, RS, MPH
CAPT U.S. Public Health Service
Dairy and Egg Branch

Attachment: PSRDERC’s EDTCF007 Table of Contents

(EDTCF) for Dairymaster Swiftflo Revolver Milk Swivel Revision 5 Doc No. EDTCF007

Engineering Design and Technical Construction File (EDTCF) for Dairymaster Swiftflo Revolver Milk Swivel.  

SR331

Document Author: David Brent

Revision Schedule: To be reviewed if the product design is modified

Initials Changes:

Revision History: DRB 3.2mm dia Drainage Holes and channel incorporated
into unit. Revised 25th October 2011

Table of Contents

PART I

EDTCF Summary

PART 2

Description Part Number Drawing Reference
Swiftflo Revolver Milk Swivel SR331 7496
Swiftflo Revolver Swivel Bearing SR334 3449-A
Swiftflo Revolver Swivel Flange SR342 3449-B
Swiftflo Revolver Swivel Clamp SR345 3449-C
Swiftflo Revolver Part No. Label Position - 7497

PART 3

Materials Compliance
The following materials are used in the construction of Dairymaster Swiftflo Revolver Milk Swivel and comply with appropriate food contact requirements.
Documentary evidence of compliance is included in this file.