FDA regulates color additives under the authority of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act). Under the FD&C Act, many color additives intended for use in FDA-regulated products are subject to batch certification by FDA. Fees for color certification are set by regulation.
- Title 21, Code of Federal Regulations, Section 80.10 -- Color Certification User Fees
- More Information on Color Additives Subject to Certification