Listing and annotation: Acidified sodium chlorite—Secondary direct antimicrobial food treatment and indirect food contact surface sanitizing. Acidified with citric acid 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: Mixture of sodium chlorite solution and citric acid. ASC solution is used as a processing aid in wash and/or rinse water, in accordance with the FDA limitation for using on direct food contact (carcass wash, fruits and vegetables) and indirect food contact (hard surface food contact sanitization).Other names: Sanova
Reference: 7 CFR 205.605(b)
Date listed: 2012
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