2001 Food and Color Additive Final Rules

One of the charges of the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition is to assure that the use of food ingredients and color additives is safe. The authority for this mission is derived from the 1958 food additive and 1960 color additive amendments to the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Towards this end, CFSAN evaluates new petitions to determine if substances are considered safe for addition to the food supply. When a petition for a food ingredient or color additive is approved, a regulation identifying the conditions of use is published in the Federal Register. For information about additional food ingredient review programs in the Office of Food Additive Safety, consult the Inventory of Effective Premarket Notifications for Food Contact Substances and the Summary of all GRAS Notices.

The following listing documents the Final rules issued by the Office of Food Additive Safety during calendar year 2001. The exact date of the Publication and the Federal Register citation is listed along with other identifying information that can be found in the published Federal Register document. A link to the Government Printing Office Web site below the listing provides access to Federal Register documents.

For more information about the petition process, see Questions and Answers About the Petition Process. Final rules for years 2000-present are also available.

1/22/2001 66 FR 6469 9B4670 99F-2336 Final rule: Holliday Pigments, Ltd. Manganese ammonium pyrophosphate (C.I. Pigment Violet 16) as colorant for all polymers. 21 CFR 178.3297. (Hepp).
2/16/2001 66 FR 10574 0M4711 00F-0789 Final rule;  National Center for Food Safety and Technology, Illinois Institute of Technology; X-radiation and electron beam energy sources for treatment of prepackaged foods by irradiation.  21 CFR 179.45.
3/7/2001 66 FR 13652 0A4718 00F-0812 Final rule;  Bayer Co. Dimethyl dicarbonate as microbial control agent. 21 CFR 172.133.
3/7/2001 66 FR 13653 9B4678 99F-2081 Final rule; Troy Corp. Butanedioic acid, sulfo- 1,4- diisodecyl ester, ammonium salt as surface active agent in adhesive formulations and in paper and paperboard components.  21 CFR 175.105, 175.125, 176.170, 176.180, and 178.3400.
3/8/2001 66 FR 13846 0A4704 99F-2081 Final rule; Cultor Food Science, Inc., DSM Food Specialties, and Protein Technologies International.  21 CFR 172.155.
4/2/2001 66 FR 17508 9A4674 99F-2082 Final rule; National Starch and Chemical Co. Food Starch Modified by Amylolytic Enzymes. 21 CFR 172.892.
4/10/2001 66 FR 18537 4M4407 94F-0008 Final rule; Analytical Systems Engineering Corp. (ASEC). High Energy x-rays to inspect cargo containers that may contain food. 21 CFR 179.21.
5/7/2001 66 FR 22921 0A4722 00F-1487 Final rule; Alcide Corp. Acidified sodium chlorite as antimicrobial agent in post-chill carcass spray or dip applied to poultry meat, organs, or related parts or trim. 21 CFR 173.325.
5/16/2001 66 FR 27020 2A4345 92F-0396 Final rule; Novozymes North America, Inc. (Formerly Novo Nordisk Bioindustrials, Inc. Alpha- acetolactate decarboxylase enzyme preparation from Bacillus subtilis modified by recombinant to contain gene coding for the enzyme from B. brevis used as an aid to produce alcoholic malt beverages and distilled liquors. 21 CFR 173.115.
6/13/2001 66 FR 31840 0A4724 00F-1488 Final rule; Alcide Corp. Acidified sodium chlorite as antimicrobial agent in processed, comminuted, or formed meat products prior to packaging. 21 CFR 173.325.
6/26/2001 66 FR 33829 0A4721 00F-1482 Final rule; Electric Power Research Institute, Agriculture and Food Technology Alliance. Ozone in gaseous and aqueous phase as an antimicrobial agent on food, including meat and poultry. 21 CFR 173.368.
7/23/2001 66 FR 38152 9A4655 99F-2533 Final rule; Hercules, Inc. Change in softening point for gum or wood rosin derivatives used as plasticizing materials in chewing gum base. 21 CFR 172.615.
9/19/2001 66 FR 48208 1A4728 00F-1482 Final rule; Ecolab, Inc., Mixture of peroxyacetic acid, octanoic acid, acetic acid, hydrogen peroxide, peroxyoctanoic acid, and 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1- diphosphonic acid as antimicrobial on poultry carcasses, poultry parts and organs.. 21 CFR 173.370.

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