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Environmental Decision Memo for Food Contact Notification No. 000775

Date:November 30, 2007
From:Environmental Review Team (ERT)
Office of Food Additive Safety (HFS-246)
Subject:FCN No. 775 - 1,3-dibromo-5,5-dimethylhydantoin for use as an antimicrobial agent in water supplied to ice machines to make ice used in poultry processing
Notifier:Albemarle Poultry Sci., LLC
451 Florida Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
To:Division of Food Contact Notifications (HFS-275)
Attention: Vivian Gilliam.


 

Attached is the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for FCN 775. When this notification becomes effective, the FONSI and the notifier's revised EA, dated November 19, 2007, may be made available to the public in response to a Freedom of Information Act request and we will post redacted copies of them on the internet at http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~rdb/opa-envt.html.*

Please let me know if there is any change in the identity or use of the food-contact substance.

Layla I. Batarseh, Ph.D.

Attachment:
Finding of No Significant Impact


 

Finding of No Significant Impact

A food contact notification (FCN No. 775), submitted by Albemarle Poultry Sciences, LLC, to provide for the safe use of 1,3-dibromo-5,5-dimethylhydantoin for use as an antimicrobial agent in water supplied to ice machines to make ice used in poultry processing

The Environmental Review Team has determined that allowing this notification to become effective will not significantly affect the quality of the human environment and therefore will not require the preparation of an environmental impact statement. This finding is based on information submitted by the notifier in a revised environmental assessment, dated November 19, 2007.

Prepared by:__________________________________________Date: November 30, 2007
Layla I. Batarseh, Ph.D., Supervisor
Environmental Review Team
Office of Food Additive Safety
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Food and Drug Administration


*The FDA web links cited in this article are now out of date. The new FDA websites can be accessed from the Food Ingredients and Packaging section under the Food topic of www.fda.gov.