All chemicals used for cleaning/sanitation are noted on an Approved Chemicals and Authorized Chemical Handlers list, FS1050-3 APPROVED CHEMICALS/AUTHORIZED HANDLERS LIST EXAMPLE is a sample of this list. The FSMS Approved Chemicals Authorized Handlers List Template covers chemical name, chemical manufacturer, FDA approval code, authorized handler(s), and more.
Persons responsible for applying or mixing chemicals are trained by qualified personnel and are identified on the same list. All chemicals for cleaning and sanitation are suitable for use in food establishments and are approved by the appropriate food safety regulatory agency (i.e., US FDA). Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are kept on-site for all chemicals used in cleaning and sanitation activities.
The company should aim to prevent or eliminate food safety hazards or to minimize the likelihood of food safety hazards being introduced through the work environment; to control biological, chemical, and physical contamination of the product(s), including cross-contamination between products; and to control food safety hazard levels in the product and product processing environment.