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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. 340

 
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Food Contact Substance:  Quino[2,3-b]acridine-7,14-dione,5,12-dihydro-2,9-dimethyl- (also known as Pigment Red 122) (CAS Reg. No. 980-26-7).
 
Notifier:  Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corporation
 
Manufacturer:  BASF Corporation
 
Intended Use:  The FCS will be used as a colorant for polymers.
 
Effective Date:  11/07/2003
 
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS will be used at levels not to exceed 0.5 percent by weight of the finished polymer. The FCS in finished articles is intended to contact all food types under Conditions of Use A through H as described in Table 2. Use of the colorant is subject to the provisions and definitions set forth in paragraphs a and b of 21 CFR 178.3297.
 
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site
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