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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Inventory of Effective Food Contact Substance (FCS) Notifications

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FCN No. 1280

 
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Food Contact Substance:  Quino[2,3-b]acridine-7,14-dione, 5,12-dihydro-2,9-dimethyl, also known as 2,9-dimethylquinacridone and C.I. Pigment Red 122 (CAS Reg. No. 980-26-7).
 
Notifier:  Sudarshan North America
a division of Sudarshan Chemical Industries Limited
 
Manufacturer:  Sudarshan Chemical Industries Limited
 
Intended Use:  As a colorant in food-contact polymers.
 
Effective Date:  07/09/2013
 
Limitations/Specifications:  1. The colorant is limited to use levels not exceeding 1 percent by weight of the food-contact polymers and is subject to the provisions and definitions set forth in title 21 CFR 178.3297 (Colorants for polymers). The finished food-contact polymers may contact food types I, II, IV-B, VI-A, VI-B, VI-C (containing up to 15 percent (v/v) alcohol), VII-B, and VIII under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Table 2 of 21 CFR176.170(c).; 2. The colorant is limited to use levels not exceeding 0.5 percent by weight of the food-contact polymers and is subject to the provisions and definitions set forth in title 21 CFR 178.3297 (Colorants for polymers). The finished food-contact polymers may contact food types III, IV-A, V, VI-C (containing greater than 15 percent (v/v) alcohol), VII-A, and IX only under Conditions of Use D through G, as described in Table 2 of 21 CFR 176.170(c).; and 3. The colorant is limited to use levels not exceeding 0.2 percent by weight of the food-contact polymers and is subject to the provisions and definitions set forth in title 21 CFR 178.3297 (Colorants for polymers). The finished food-contact polymers may contact all food types under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Table 2 of 21 CFR 176.170(c).
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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