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Companies Requesting Color Certification Within the Last Two Years

Updated October 22, 2013

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The companies listed below have requested and received FDA certification of their color additives within the two years prior to the date of this document. This does not mean that all batches from each company have received certification.

Using uncertified versions of color additives that are subject to FDA certification is illegal in foods, drugs, cosmetics, and medical devices, and will adulterate these products. To ensure that you are using FDA-certified colors, check container labels for the following information:

  1. The name and address of the manufacturer that requested certification. Refer to the list below. If the name of the manufacturer does not match a name from this list, you may contact FDA's Colors Certification Branch by phone at (240) 402-1130 or by email at color.cert@fda.hhs.gov to determine whether the firm has requested certification and FDA has certified batches of its color additives.
  2. The official name of the FDA-certified color additive, as stated in the regulations listing color additives subject to certification. An example is "FD&C Yellow No. 5." A "CI" number, an "E" number, or the "generic" name for the uncertified version (such as "tartrazine") is not a substitute for this official name for a certified color additive.
  3. The certification lot number. This number, which is assigned by FDA, is not the same as the manufacturer's batch number.
  4. A statement of the color additive's uses and restrictions, as provided in the regulations listing color additives subject to certification.
U.S. Companies

Aakash Chemicals and Dye-Stuffs, Inc.
561 Mitchell Road
Glendale Heights, IL 60139
 

BASF Corp.
100 Campus Drive
Florham Park, NJ 07932
 

Bioedge Research, Inc.
3366 N. Torrey Pines Court, Suite 120
La Jolla, CA 92037
 

Colorcon, Inc.
415 Moyer Boulevard
West Point, PA 19486 

 

Coloplast Corp.
1601 West River Road
Minneapolist, MN 55411
 

Compounding Solutions, LLC
258 Goddard Road
Lewiston, ME 04240
 

Eagle Colors, Inc.
2235 Langdon Farm Road
Cincinnati, OH 45237-4700
 

Emerald Hilton-Davis
(Formerly Noveon Hilton-Davis and B.F. Goodrich Hilton Davis)

2235 Langdon Farm Road
Cincinnati, OH 45237
 

Ethicon, Inc.
655 Ethicon Circle
Cornelia, GA   30531

Everlight USA, Inc.
10507 Southern Loop Blvd.
Pineville, NC 28134
 
 

Food Ingredient Solutions, L.L.C.
10 Malcolm Avenue, Unit #1
Teterboro, NJ 07608

Prime Ingredients, Inc.
280 N. Midland Avenue, Suite 316
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663

Pylam Products Company, Inc.
2175 East Cedar Street
Tempe, AZ 85281-7431
 

Roha (USA) Ltd.
5015 Manchester Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110
 

Sensient Colors, LLC
2526 Baldwin Street
P.O. Box 14538
St. Louis, MO 63106-4538
 

Sensient Colors Inc. LLC-SCT
107 Wade Avenue
South Plainfield, NJ 07080
 

Spectra Colors Corp.
25 Rizzolo Road
Kearny, NJ 07032
 

Sun Chemical Corporation
1506 Bushy Park Road Building C8-2
Goose Creek, SC 29445
 

Textile Development Associates, Inc.
72 Grays Bridge Road, Unit D1
Brookfield, CT 06804
 
Vanti 805
2308 Belcaro Drive
Knoxville, TN  37918
 
W.L. Gore and Associates
3250 West Kiltie Lane
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Foreign Companies

Calico Food Ingredients Ltd.
Unit #5
620 Cataraqui Woods Drive
Kingston, Ontario
CANADA
K7P1T8
 

CIT Sarl
6 Rue Jules Pasdeloup
28109 Dreux Cedex FRANCE
 

Clariant Produkte Gmbh
BU Pigments
Industriepark Hoechst, Building C 653
65926 Frankfurt am Main
GERMANY
 

Colorquimica S.A.
Calle 77 sur No. 53-51
La Estrella, Antioquia
COLOMBIA
 

Daito Kasei Kogyo Co., Ltd.
1-6-28 Akagawa, Asahi
Osaka 535
JAPAN
 

Daiwa Dyestuff Mfg. Co. Ltd.
No. 7-1 Shin-Nakazato 5-Chome
Yono City
Saitama Pref. 338
JAPAN
 

Dynemic Products Ltd.
Satyamev Complex-1
Opp. New Gajarat High Court
Sarkhej-Gandhinage Highway, Sola
Ahmedabad-380 060
Gujarat
INDIA
 

Fiorio Colori S.P.A.
Via Italia, 28
20060 Gessate (Milan)
ITALY
 

Idacol Food Colors S.A. de C.V.
Emilio Cardenas No. 32
Col. Tlalnepantia Centro C.P.
54000
MEXICO
 

Kingfisher Colours Limited
10/12 Deacon Way
Tilehurst, Reading
RG30 6QQ
Berkshire
UNITED KINGDOM
 

Kiriya Chemical Co. Ltd.
6-9, 2-Chome, Fukaekita
Higashinari-ku. Osaka
JAPAN
 

Kishi Kasei Co., Ltd.
1-9-2 Fukuura, Kanazawa-ku
Yokohama-ski 236
JAPAN 


Koel Colours Private Limited
F-11, Nandjyot Industrial Premises
Safed Pool, Andheri - Kurla Road
Sakinaka, Andheri (E), Mumbai 400 072
INDIA
 

LCW, a Sensient Company
(Formerly Les Colorants Wackherr)

7-9, Rue de L'Industrie
95310 St. Ouen L'Aumone
FRANCE
 

Neelikon Food Dyes & Chemicals Ltd.
D-17 Everest, 5th Floor
Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya Marg,
Tardeo Circle
Mumbai 400 034
INDIA
 

Roha Dyechem Pvt. Ltd.
A/44 and A/45 Rd #2
MIDC Andheri East
Mumbai 400 093
INDIA
 

San-Ei Gen F.F.I. (USA), Inc.
1-1-11 Sanwa-cho, Toyonaka City
Osaka 561-8588
JAPAN
 

Sensient Colors S.A. de C.V.
(Formerly Warner-Jenkinson S.A. de C.V.)

Km. 52 Carret
Mexico-Tuluca
Apdo. Postal 17
Edo. de Lerma
MEXICO
 

Shanghai Dyestuffs Research Institute Co., Ltd.
No. 1238 Zhonghan Rd (N)
Shanghai P.R.
P.C. 20005
CHINA
 

Softer Color SRL
Via Golfarelli 88/D
47221 Forli (FC) 
Italy
 

Vidhi Dyestuffs Manufacturing, Ltd.
E/27 Commerce Centre, 78, Tardeo Road
Mumbai 400 034
INDIA

 

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