Quick Reference Guide to Categories


 

Table I. Category Codes - Proprietary Substances


 

Category

Category
Code

Intended
Use

Smoke Flavoring Agents

1

Natural and artificial smoke flavoring

Marking Agents

2A

Branding inks

2B

Tattoo inks

2C

Marking crayons

Food Processing Substances

3A

Poultry scald agents

3B

Hog scald agents

3C

Tripe denuding, bleaching and neutralizing agents

3D

Substances for washing fruits and vegetables

3E

Preflushing agents for casings

3F

Refining agents for rendered fats

3G

Rendering agents

3H

Release agents

Denaturants

4A

Denaturants for meat requiring tankage

4B

Denaturants for meat not intended for human food

4C

Denaturants for poultry requiring tankage

4D

Denaturants for poultry not intended for human food

Substances Requiring Letter Indicating Authorized Use

5A

Foam control in soups, stews, rendered fats, curing pickle

5B

Substances for cleaning or treating feet or other edible parts

5C

Miscellaneous


 

Table II. Category Codes – Nonfood Compounds


 

Category

Category
Code

Intended
Use

Cleaning Products

A1

General cleaners

A2

Soak tank, steam/mechanical cleaners

A3

Acid cleaners

A4

Floor and wall cleaners

A5

Freezer floor and wall cleaners

A6

Scouring cleaners

A7

Metal polishes – nonfood contact

A8

Degreasers/carbon removers

AX

Ingredients for use in Cleaning Products

Laundry Products

B1

Laundry products – food contact

B2

Laundry products – nonfood contact

BX

Ingredients for use in Laundry Products

Nonprocessing Area Products

C1

General

C2

Toilet/dressing room

C3

Paint removers

CX

Ingredients for use in Nonprocessing Area Products

Antimicrobial Products

D1

Antimicrobial agents always requiring a rinse

D2

Antimicrobial agents not requiring rinse

DX

Ingredients for use in Antimicrobial Products

W1

Wisconsin Sanitizer Program approved products

Hand Care Products

E1

Handwashing products

E2

Handwashing and sanitizing products

E3

Hand sanitizing products

E4

Hand lotions/cleaners – nonfood contact

EX

Ingredients for use in Hand Care Products

Pesticides

F1

Nonresidual pesticides

F2

Residual pesticides

F3

Rodenticides

F4

Fumigants

F5

Fumigants

FX

Ingredients for use in Pesticides

Water Treatment Products

G1

General

G2

Phosphate products

G3

Silicate products

G4

Chlorine products

G5

Cooling and retort water treatment products - all food processing areas

G6

Boiler treatment products - all food processing areas/food contact

G7

Boiler treatment products - all food processing areas/nonfood contact

G8

Cooling and retort water treatment products - all food processing areas except meat and poultry

G9

Boiler treatment products - all food processing areas except meat and poultry/food contact

G10

Boiler treatment products - all food processing areas except meat and poultry/nonfood contact

GX

Ingredients for use in Water Treatment Products

Lubricants

H1

General – incidental contact

H2

General – no contact

H3

Soluble oils

HX-1

Ingredients for use in H1 Lubricants
(incidental contact)

HX-2

Ingredients for use in H2 Lubricants
(no contact)

HX-3

Ingredients for use in H3 Lubricants
(soluble oils)

Heat Transfer Fluids

HT-1

Heat transfer fluids - Incidental contact

HT-2

Heat transfer fluids - no food contact

HTX1

Ingredients for use in HT1 heat transfer fluids

HTX2

Ingredients for use in HT2 heat transfer fluids

Absorbents/Anti-slip agents

J1

General

JX

Ingredients for use in Absorbents/Anti-slip agents

Solvent Cleaners

K1

Nonprocessing area products

K2

Electronic instrument cleaners

K3

Adhesives/glue removers

KX

Ingredients for use in Solvent Cleaners

Mold Release Agents

M1

Mold Release Agents

Drying Agents

N1

Drying Agents

Sewer and Drain Cleaners

L1

General

L2

Enzymatic cleaners

LX

Ingredients for use in Sewer and Drain Cleaners

Miscellaneous

P1

Miscellaneous

PX

Ingredients for use in Miscellaneous Products

Shell Egg Products

Q1

General cleaners

Q2

Destainers

Q3

Quarternary ammonium chloride sanitizers

Q4

Chlorine sanitizers

Q5

Foam control products

Q6

Iodine sanitizers

QX

Ingredients for use in Shell Egg Products

Coatings

R1

Coatings for use on direct food contact surfaces

R2

Coatings for use on structural surfaces

RX-1

Ingredients for use in R1 Coatings

RX-2

Ingredients for use in R2 Coatings