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Federal Register Final Rule - 74 FR 45328, August 14, 2007: Listing of Color Additives Subject to Certification; D&C Black No. 3; Confirmation of Effective Date No. 3

 
[Federal Register: August 14, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 156)]
[Rules and Regulations]               
[Page 45328-45329]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
 
Food and Drug Administration
 
21 CFR Part 74
 
[Docket No. 1995C-0286] (formerly Docket No. 95C-0286)
 
 
Listing of Color Additives Subject to Certification; D&C Black 
No. 3; Confirmation of Effective Date
 
AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.
 
ACTION: Final rule; confirmation of effective date.
 
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SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is confirming the 
effective date of July 20, 2007, for the final rule that appeared in 
the Federal Register of June 19, 2007 (72 FR 33664). The final rule 
amended the color
 
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additive regulations to provide for the safe use of D&C Black No. 3 
(bone black, subject to FDA batch certification) as a color additive in 
the following cosmetics: Eyeliner, eye shadow, mascara, and face 
powder.
 
DATES: Effective date confirmed: July 20, 2007.
 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Judith Kidwell, Center for Food Safety 
and Applied Nutrition (HFS-265), Food and Drug Administration, 5100 
Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740-3835, 301-436-1071.
 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the Federal Register of June 19, 2007 (72 
FR 33664), FDA amended the color additive regulations to add Sec.  
74.2053 (21 CFR 74.2053) to provide for the safe use of D&C Black No. 3 
as a color additive in the following cosmetics: Eyeliner, eye shadow, 
mascara, and face powder.
    FDA gave interested persons until July 19, 2007, to file objections 
or requests for a hearing. The agency received no objections or 
requests for a hearing on the final rule. Therefore, FDA finds that the 
effective date of the final rule that published in the Federal Register 
of June 19, 2007, should be confirmed.
 
List of Subjects in 21 CFR Part 74
 
    Color additives, Cosmetics, Drugs.
 
    Therefore, under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 
U.S.C. 321, 341, 342, 343, 348, 351, 352, 355, 361, 362, 371, 379e) and 
under authority delegated to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs 
(1410.10 of the FDA Staff Manual Guide), notice is given that no 
objections or requests for a hearing were filed in response to the June 
19, 2007, final rule. Accordingly, the amendments issued thereby became 
effective July 20, 2007.
 
    Dated: August 7, 2007.
Jeffrey Shuren,
Assistant Commissioner for Policy.
[FR Doc. E7-15831 Filed 8-13-07; 8:45 am]
 
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