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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. 26

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Food Contact Substance:  A solid solution of 2-naphthalenesulfonic acid, 5-(((5-chloro -4-methyl-2- sulfophenyl) azo) -6-hydroxy)-, strontium salt (1:1) and 2-naphthalenesulfonic acid, 5-((4-chloro -5-ethyl -2-sulfophenyl) azo) -6-hydroxy)-, strontium salt(1:1) (C.I. Pigment Red 276)
Notifier:  BASF Corporation
Manufacturer:  BASF Corporation
Intended Use:  As a colorant for polymers intended for food-contact applications.
Effective Date:  04/08/2000
Limitations/Specifications:  The colorants are limited to use levels not exceeding 2 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