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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Threshold of Regulation (TOR) Exemptions

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TOR No. 1999-020

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 Yellow 72 (CAS Reg. No. 4645-07-2) and Disperse Orange 47 (CAS Reg. No. 5718-26-3)
Use Limitations*: Solvent Yellow 72 and Disperse Orange 47 as colorants at levels up to 0.39% and 0.30% by weight, respectively, in foamed polystyrene articles used in contact with all types of food, including meat, fish and poultry, under the following conditions: (1) Conditions of Use F and G; (Table 2, 21 CFR 176.170) and (2) Condition of Use E for storage times of one hour or less.
Requestor: Keller and Heckman on behalf of Ferro Corporation
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.