[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 46 (Monday, March 10, 2014)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 13263]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-05066]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Food and Drug Administration

21 CFR Part 573

[Docket No. FDA-2014-F-0232]


Kemin Industries, Inc.; Filing of Food Additive Petition (Animal 
Use)

AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice of petition.

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SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that 
Kemin Industries, Inc., has filed a petition proposing that the food 
additive regulations be amended to provide for the safe use of chromium 
propionate as a source of chromium in broiler feed.

DATES: Submit either electronic or written comments on the petitioner's 
request for categorical exclusion from preparing an environmental 
assessment or environmental impact statement by April 9, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Submit electronic comments to: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Submit written comments to the Division of Dockets Management (HFA-
305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, rm. 1061, 
Rockville, MD 20852.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Isabel W. Pocurull, Center for 
Veterinary Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, 7519 Standish Pl., 
Rockville, MD 20855, 240-453-6853.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic 
Act (section 409(b)(5) (21 U.S.C. 348(b)(5)), notice is given that a 
food additive petition (FAP 2282) has been filed by Kemin Industries, 
Inc., 2100 Maury St., Des Moines, IA 50317. The petition proposes to 
amend Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) in part 573 
Food Additives Permitted in Feed and Drinking Water of Animals (21 CFR 
part 573) to provide for the safe use chromium propionate as a source 
of chromium in broiler feed.
    The petitioner has requested a categorical exclusion from preparing 
an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement under 21 
CFR 25.32(r). Interested persons may submit either electronic or a 
single copy of written comments regarding this request for categorical 
exclusion to the Division of Dockets Management (see DATES and 
ADDRESSES). Identify comments with the docket number found in brackets 
in the heading of this document. Received comments may be seen in the 
Division of Dockets Management between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday 
through Friday.

    Dated: March 5, 2014.
Bernadette Dunham,
Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine.
[FR Doc. 2014-05066 Filed 3-7-14; 8:45 am]
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