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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. 505

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Food Contact Substance:  Benzamide, 3,3'-[(2-chloro-5-methyl-1,4-phenylene)bis[imino(1-acetyl-2-oxo-2,1-ethanediyl)azo]]bis[4-chloro-N-(3-chloro-2-methylphenyl)-(9Cl) (CAS Reg. No. 5580-57-4).
Notifier:  Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corporation
Manufacturer:  BASF Corporation
Intended Use:  For use as a colorant for food-contact polymers.
Effective Date:  07/12/2005
Limitations/Specifications:  The FCS may be used at a level not to exceed 0.2 weight percent in food-contact polymers in contact with all foods 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 21 CFR 178.3297.
Environmental Impact Decisions:  Environmental Decisions Site