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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. 330

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Food Contact Substance:  Quino(2,3-b)acridine-7,14-dione,5,12-dihydro- (6CI, 8CI, 9CI), (C.I. Pigment Violet 19) (CAS Reg. No. 1047-16-1).
Notifier:  Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corporation
Manufacturer:  BASF Corporation
Intended Use:  As a colorant for paper and paperboard.
Effective Date:  07/24/2003
Limitations/Specifications:  For use only as a colorant in paper and paperboard complying with 21 CFR 176.170 at a level not to exceed 500 g per metric ton of uncoated paper or 1000 g food contact substance per metric ton dry coating, in contact with aqueous, acidic, alcoholic, and fatty foods (as described in Table 1 ) under Conditions of Use E, F, and G as described in Table 2.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site