[Federal Register: February 3, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 22)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Food and Drug Administration

[Docket No. 1982F-0075]

 
JSR America, Inc.; Withdrawal of Food Additive Petition

AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the 
withdrawal, without prejudice to a future filing, of a food additive 
petition (FAP 2B3620) proposing that the food additive regulations be 
amended to provide for the safe use of 1,2-polybutadiene as a food-
packaging film that will contact food.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth R. Sanchez, Center for Food 
Safety and Applied Nutrition (HFS-275), Food and Drug Administration, 
5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740-3858, 202-418-3086.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In a notice published in the Federal 
Register of April 23, 1982 (47 FR 17672), FDA announced that a food 
additive petition (FAP 2B3620) had been filed by JSR America, Inc., 350 
Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10001 (now 312 Elm St., suite 1585, 
Cincinnati, OH 45202). The petition proposed to amend the food additive 
regulations to provide for the safe use of 1,2-polybutadiene as a food-
packaging film that will contact food. JSR America, Inc. has now 
withdrawn the petition without prejudice to a future filing (21 CFR 
171.7).

    Dated: December 24, 2003.
Laura M. Tarantino,
Acting Director, Office of Food Additive Safety, Center for Food Safety 
and Applied Nutrition.
[FR Doc. 04-2083 Filed 2-2-04; 8:45 am]

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