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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. 132

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Food Contact Substance:  Quino(2,3-b)acridine-7, 14-dione,4,11-dichloro-5,12-dihydro- (CAS Reg. No. 3089-16-5).
Notifier:  Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corp.
Manufacturer:  BASF Corporation
Intended Use:  As a colorant in all types of food-contact polymers.
Effective Date:  05/19/2001
Limitations/Specifications:  For use at levels not to exceed 0.025 percent by weight as a colorant in all types of food-contact polymers. The finished polymers are intended to contact all types of food under Conditions of Use B through H as described in Table 2. Use of the colorant is subject to the provisions and definitions set forth in 21 CFR 178.3297.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site