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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. 274

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Food Contact Substance:  2-Naphthalenesulfonic acid, 6-hydroxy-5((4-methoxy-2-sulfophenyl)azo)-, strontium salt (1:1) (CAS Reg. No. 380304-86-9; C.I. Pigment Violet 52).
Notifier:  BASF Corporation
Manufacturer:  BASF Corporation
Intended Use:  As a colorant for all food-contact polymers.
Effective Date:  11/14/2002
Limitations/Specifications:  This colorant is limited to use levels not to exceed 2 percent by weight of the polymer and subject to the limitations and specifications in 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