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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. 25

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Food Contact Substance:  1-Naphthalenesulfonic acid, 2-((4,5-dihydro-3-methyl-5-oxo-1-(3-sulfophenyl)-1H-pyrazol-4-yl) azo)-, calcium and/or strontium salt (1:1)(C.I. Pigment Yellow 209 and C.I. Pigment Yellow 209:1)
Notifier:  BASF Corporation
Manufacturer:  BASF Corporation
Intended Use:  As colorants for all polymers intended for food-contact applications.
Effective Date:  04/08/2000
Limitations/Specifications:  The colorants are limited to use levels not exceeding 1 percent by weight of the polymer and are subject to the provisions and definitions set forth in title 21 CFR 178.3297 Colorants for polymers. The finished food-contact articles may contact food under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Table 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site