Environmental Decision Memo for Food Contact Notification No. 000084
Date: July 11, 2000
From: Chemistry and Environmental Review Team
Division of Product Policy (HFS-205)
Subject: Premarket Notification (FCN No. 000084) for the Use of C.I. Pigment Yellow 212 as a Colorant for all Polymers Used in the Manufacture of Food-Contact Articles
Notifier: Engelhard Corporation
3400 Banks St.
Louisville, Kentucky 40212
To: Division of Petition Control (HFS-215)
Attention: Vivian Gilliam
Attached is the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the above cited Premarket Notification. When this notification becomes effective, the notifier's environmental assessment and this FONSI may be made available to the public. Please let me know if there is any change in the identity or use of the food contact substance that would be inconsistent with the identity and use described in the FONSI.
Finding of No Significant Impact
A Premarket Notification (FCN No. 000084), submitted by Engelhard Corporation, to provide for the safe use of C.I. Pigment Yellow 212 as a colorant for all polymers used in food-contact applications
The Chemistry and Environmental Review Team has determined that allowing this notification to become effective will not significantly affect the quality of the human environment and therefore will not require the preparation of an environmental impact statement. This finding is based on an environmental assessment prepared by the notifier.
Prepared by: __________________________________________ Date: July 11, 2000
Layla I. Batarseh, Ph.D., Team Leader
Chemistry and Environmental Review Team
Division of Product Policy
Office of Premarket Approval
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Food and Drug Administration