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Color Certification

Color Certification is a Congressionally mandated program for certifiable color additives that are added to foods, drugs, cosmetics, and certain medical devices in the United States. Under this program, the color additive manufacturers provide FDA's Color Certification Branch, CCB, with a representative sample of each color additive batch. CCB analyzes the color additive sample to ensure that it meets the specifications listed in the Code of Federal Regulations (21 CFR Part 74), which identifies the certifiable color additives. If the sample meets the specifications, CCB provides a certificate for that color additive batch.

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