[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 139 (Friday, July 19, 2013)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 43093]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-17382]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Food and Drug Administration

21 CFR Part 74

[Docket No. FDA-1998-C-0381] (Formerly Docket No. 98C-0676)


Sensient Technologies Corporation; Withdrawal of Color Additive 
Petition

AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice of withdrawal.

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SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the 
withdrawal, without prejudice to a future filing, of a color additive 
petition (CAP 8C0261) proposing that the color additive regulations be 
amended to provide for the safe use of External D&C Violet No. 2 in 
coloring externally applied drug products.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Anderson, Center for Food Safety 
and Applied Nutrition (HFS-265), Food and Drug Administration, 5100 
Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740-3835, 240-402-1309.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In a notice published in the Federal 
Register of August 24, 1998 (63 FR 45073), FDA announced that a color 
additive petition (CAP 8C0261) had been filed by Warner-Jenkinson Co., 
Inc. (now part of Sensient Cosmetic Technologies, a unit of Sensient 
Technologies Corporation), 107 Wade Ave., South Plainfield, NJ 07080. 
The petition proposed to amend the color additive regulations in 21 CFR 
part 74 Listing of Color Additives Subject to Certification to provide 
for the safe use of External D&C Violet No. 2 in coloring externally 
applied drug products. Sensient Technologies Corporation has now 
withdrawn the petition without prejudice to a future filing (21 CFR 
71.6(c)(2)).

    Dated: July 16, 2013.
Dennis M. Keefe,
Director, Office of Food Additive Safety, Center for Food Safety and 
Applied Nutrition.
[FR Doc. 2013-17382 Filed 7-18-13; 8:45 am]
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