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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Threshold of Regulation (TOR) Exemptions

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TOR No. 1999-014

Threshold of Regulation Exemptions are generally applicable and are effective for the food contact substance (FCS) for the listed intended use regardless of manufacturer or supplier.
Food Contact Substance: Solvent Red 24 (CAS Reg. No. 85-83-6), Solvent Yellow 72 (CAS Reg. No. 4645-07-2) and Solvent Orange 60 (CAS Reg. No. 6925-69-5)
Use Limitations*: Solvent Red 24, Solvent Yellow 72 and Solvent Orange 60 as colorants at levels up to 0.15%, 0.045% and 0.025% by weight, respectively, in foamed polystyrene articles used in contact with all types of food, including meat and poultry, under refrigerated temperatures and below (Conditions of Use F and G; Table 2, 21 CFR 176.170).
Requestor: Tecknor Color Company
Quick Links to regulations in 21 CFR (referenced above): 176.170

*For references to food types and conditions of use, see Food Types & Conditions of Use for Food Contact Substances.