Imported and domestic ceramic ware has been found to have significant quantities of extractable cadmium. The metal is extractable by acid foods and could cause chronic cadmium poisoning under continued food use.
REGULATORY ACTION GUIDANCE:
The following criteria should be considered when deciding to recommend legal action or to detain imports to CFSAN/Office of *Compliance*/Division of Enforcement (HFS-605).
Submit comments on this guidance document electronically via docket ID: FDA-2013-S-0610 - Specific Electronic Submissions Intended For FDA's Dockets Management Staff (i.e., Citizen Petitions, Draft Proposed Guidance Documents, Variances, and other administrative record submissions)
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