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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. 992

DayGlo Color Corporation

According to Section 409(h)(1)(C) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, food contact substance notifications (FCNs) are effective only for the listed manufacturer and its customers. Other manufacturers must submit their own FCN for the same food contact substance and intended use.

Food Contact Substance: Ethanedioic acid, diethyl ester, polymer with 2,3-dihydro-9,10-dihydroxy-1,4-anthracenedione, 1,4-dihydroxy-9,10-anthracenedione and 1,3-pentanediamine (CAS Reg. No. 725685-53-0).
Notifier: DayGlo Color Corporation
Manufacturer: DayGlo Color Corporation
Intended Use: As a colorant in polypropylene products that may contact food.
Limitations/Specifications*: The FCS is to be used at no more than 0.1 percent by weight in polypropylene films or molded articles that may contact all food types under Conditions of Use B through H and J, as described in Tables 1 and 2.
Effective Date: Aug 27, 2010
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo