Listing and annotation: Phosphoric acid—cleaning of food-contact surfaces and equipment only

Use: As a synthetic non-agricultural product allowed as an ingredient/processing aid in or on products labeled "organic" or "made with (specified organic ingredients/food groups)".

Common applications: Cleanser and sanitizer for equipment. Used in dairy lines. Can be used in food contact in flume/wash water

Reference: 7 CFR 205.605(b)

Date listed: 2002

Sunset Date: 6/27/2020

Note: The Handling Subcommittee encourages current users of phosphoric acid to provide detailed comments describing the situations in which it is the most effective cleaner for a given application.