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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 421. Food Regulations
9/30/2022

12VAC5-421-3390. Chemicals for washing, treatment, storage, and processing fruits and vegetables, criteria.

Chemicals, including those generated on site, used to wash or peel raw, whole fruits and vegetables or used in the treatment, storage, and processing of fruits and vegetables shall:

1. Be an approved food additive listed for this intended use in 21 CFR Part 173;P or

2. Be generally recognized as safe (GRAS) for this intended use;P or

3. Be the subject of an effective food contact notification for this intended use (only effective for the manufacturer or supplier identified in the notification);P and

4. Meet the requirements in 40 CFR Part 156.P

Statutory Authority

§§ 35.1-11 and 35.1-14 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 10, eff. March 1, 2002; amended, Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 22, eff. July 12, 2016; Volume 37, Issue 18, eff. June 10, 2021.

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